DIVISION I – GENERAL PROVISIONS

          18-1-1        DEFINITIONS.  The following definitions shall apply in the interpretation and the enforcement of this Code:

          (A)               Adequate shall mean acceptable or sufficient as determined by the Health Authority.

          (B)               Approved shall mean acceptable to the Health Authority based on their determination as to conform with appropriate standards and good public health practices.

          (C)               Authorized Representative shall mean the legally designated Health Authority of the Southern Seven Health Department and shall include those persons designated by the Health Authority to enforce the provisions of this Code.

          (D)               Board of Health shall mean forUnion County, Illinois the Southern Seven Board of Health or its authorized representative.

          (E)               Category I Facility shall mean a food establishment that presents a high relative risk of causing food borne illness based on the large number of food handling operations typically implicated in food borne outbreaks and/or the type of population served by the facility.

          (F)               Category II Facility shall mean a food establishment that presents a medium risk of causing food borne illness based upon few food handling operations typically implicated in food borne illness outbreaks.

          (G)               Category III Facility shall mean a food establishment that presents a low risk of causing food borne illness based upon few or no food handling operations typically implicated in food borne illness outbreaks.

          (H)               Food shall mean any raw, cooked, or processed edible substance, ice, beverage or ingredient used or intended for use in whole or in part for human consumption.

          (I)                Food Service Establishment shall mean any place where food is prepared and intended for, though not limited to, individual portion service and included the site which individual portions are provided.  The term includes any such place regardless of whether consumption is on or off the premises and regardless of whether there is charge for the food.

          (J)               Mobile Food Unit shall mean a vehicle-mounted food service establishment designed to be readily movable.

          (K)               Permit shall mean a written permit issued by the Board of Health or its authorized representative, permitting the operation of a food service establishment or retail food store.

          (L)               Permit Holder shall mean an individual, firm, partnership, company, corporation, trustee, association or public or private entity who is directly or indirectly responsible for the operation of a food service establishment or retail food store.

          (M)              Seasonal Food Service Establishments shall mean operations not lasting more than six (6) months and are associated with one event.

          (N)               Temporary Food Service Establishment shall mean food service establishments that operate at a fixed location for a period of time of not more than fourteen (14) consecutive days in conjunction with a single event or celebration.

          18-1-2        ADOPTION BY REFERENCE.

          (A)               Enforcement and Interpretation; Food Service Establishments.  In addition to those provisions set forth in Divisions I and II, this Code shall be interpreted and enforced in accordance with the provisions set forth in the current unabridged form of Section 750.10 through 750.1700 of the State of Illinois, Illinois Administrative Code Title 77: Public Health, Chapter I: Department of Public Health, Subchapter m: Food, Drugs, and Cosmetics, Part 750 Food Service Sanitation Code, and any subsequent revisions thereto and all guidelines and procedures as established by the Illinois Department of Public Health, Division of Food, Drugs, and Dairies, three (3) certified copies of which shall be on file in the office of the County Clerk.

          (B)               Enforcement and Interpretation; Retail Food Stores.  In addition to those provisions set forth in Divisions I and II, this Code shall be interpreted and enforced in accordance with the provisions set forth in the current unabridged form of Section 760.10 through 760.1760 of the State of Illinois, Department of Public Health Publication 19.000 Titled “Retail Food Store Sanitation Rules and Regulations”, and any subsequent revisions thereto and all guidelines and procedures as established by the Illinois Department of Public Health, Division of Food, Drugs, and Dairies, three (3) certified copies of which shall be on file in the office of the County Clerk.

          18-1-3  –  18-1-4  RESERVED.