Opening a Restaurant?
What You Should Know!
Plans, drawn to scale and specifications, including the proposed menu, for new and remodeled establishments shall be submitted along with an application for review and approval to the Craven County Health Department, Division of Environmental Health prior to initiating construction. An application (see Applications link) must be complete when submitted with the appropriate fee. Other departments such as Zoning, Building and Fire must also be contacted. The pamphlet "Steps to Opening A Restaurant" will assist you as you begin.
All foodservice establishments must comply with NORTH CAROLINA RULES GOVERNING THE SANITATION OF RESTAURANTS AND OTHER FOODHANDLING ESTABLISHMENTS, 15A NCAC 18A .2600 (www.deh.enr.state.nc.us/ehs/rules.htm)
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The Craven 300th Website Lives On!
The year of celebration marking Craven County’s 300th Anniversary is coming to an end, but the website is not. As we move forward into the next 100 years, it will be used to share information gathered during 2012 and to help further the knowledge of citizens and visitors about the county. Please continue to visit the site to view ongoing developments.