Sec. 1205 - Approval: Plans, Information to Be Furnished, Subsidiary Plants, Notice of Approval and Granting of License

ยง 1205. Approval: Plans, Information to Be Furnished, Subsidiary Plants, Notice of Approval and Granting of License

(a) Triplicate copies of complete plans, not necessarily blue prints, with specifications, consisting of floor plans showing the locations of such features as the principal pieces of equipment, route of edible products and inedible viscera, floor drains, principal drainage lines, hand washing basins, and hose connections for cleanup purposes; roof plans; elevations; cross and longitudinal sections of the various buildings, showing such features as principal pieces of equipment, heights of ceilings, conveyor rails, and character of floors and ceilings; and a plot plan showing such features as the limits of the plant's premises, locations in outline of buildings on the premises, cardinal points of the compass and roadways and railroads serving the plant, properly drawn to scale, shall be submitted for any intended new construction or major reconstruction.

(b) Each applicant for a license to operate a poultry establishment shall submit, along with the plans described in subsection (a) of this section, a completed MPES Form 79-039 (Rev. 10/11), General Facility Notes, which is incorporated by reference.

(c) The source of water shall be made available to a Department employee, upon request, and a water report issued under the authority of the State and local health agency, certifying or attesting to the potability of the water supply, in compliance with 9 CFR section 416.2(g), which is incorporated by reference. The abbreviation "FSIS" (Food Safety and Inspection Service) specified in 9 CFR Part 416 shall mean the "Department" for purposes of these regulations.

(d) Persons intending new construction or major reconstruction may request information from the Department of Food and Agriculture, Meat, Poultry and Egg Safety Branch, 1220 "N" Street, Sacramento, California 95814, concerning the requirements before submitting plans. Upon request, the Department shall provide a copy of the applicable provisions of the California Building Code.

(e) Each application shall specify the names, addresses, and forms of organization of subsidiaries for which a license is requested to do any business described in section 1202.

(f) Notice in writing shall be given to each applicant granted approval and license, specifying the plant to which the same applies.

(g) Each applicant shall provide written acknowledgement to the Department, such as a use permit, from the local zoning authority that shows such authority is aware of and approves the operation of a poultry plant at the proposed location.

(1. Amendment filed 1-23-61; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 61, No. 2). 2. Amendment of subsection (a) filed 1-9-70; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 70, No. 2). 3. Amendment of section and new Note filed 3-19-2009; operative 4-18-2009 (Register 2009, No. 12). 4. Change without regulatory effect amending subsections (b) and (d) filed 4-2-2012 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2012, No. 14).)

Note: Authority cited: Sections 407, 24561, 24562, 24681 and 24991, Food and Agricultural Code. Reference: Sections 24651, 24652,24653, 24654, 24655, 24656, 24657, 24658, 24659, 24660 and 24661, Food and Agricultural Code; and 9 CFR Section 416.2(g) (2007).

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