Plan Review Process
Complete and return the Plan Review Application Packet (PDF) to the Tippecanoe County Health Department. Include blueprints, equipment specifications, signed menu by the owner, and your SOPs.* Note: Blueprints will not be reviewed until plan review application and packet is completed, and plan review fee is paid. Contact all other state and local regulatory agencies that may have authority over this project at the local level (See last page for contact Information (PDF)).
To expedite this process additional information may be needed. This might include an on-site preconstruction walk through of the proposed establishment or changes that will be made in an existing facility.
After Plans are Approved - Building Permit is Issued - Construction Begins
Keep 1 set of approved plans on-site during construction.
Any change orders must be approved by the Tippecanoe County Health
Department and or Building Code Official having Jurisdiction.
Call the Tippecanoe County Health Department after equipment is
installed to request a pre-operational inspection. A punch list of items
will be provided at this time that must be completed before an
operational permit will be issued.*
Submit complete operational
permit application with payment of all appropriate fees making checks
payable to the Tippecanoe County Health Department.*
Schedule opening Inspection by Tippecanoe County Health Department.*
Schedule final Inspection by Building Code Officials having Jurisdiction.
Certificate of Occupancy Signed - Operational Permit Issued - Establishment Opens
*Failure to complete the application packet, items on pre-operational
punch list, and permit application with payment of all appropriate fees
will delay the issuance of an operational permit by the Tippecanoe
County Health Department and the establishment's opening date.