Notice of Variances and Waivers

Division of Hotels and Restaurants
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on March 02, 2007, the Division of Hotels and Restaurants, received a petition for an emergency variance for subsection 61C-4.010(7), Florida Administrative Code, from Encore Tea Room and Cafe located in Punta Gorda. The above referenced F.A.C. states each public food service establishment shall maintain a minimum of one public bathroom for each sex, properly designated. The proposed establishment has one bathroom facility for patrons and they are requesting a variance to have a seating capacity of 42.
A copy of the Petition for Variance or Waiver may be obtained by contacting: Xenia Bailey, Division of Hotels and Restaurants, 1940 North Monroe Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1013.
The Division of Hotels and Restaurants will accept comments concerning the Petition for 14 days from the date of publication of this notice. To be considered, comments must be received on or before 5:00 p.m.