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Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals

Lucas State Office Building, 3rd floor 321 E 12th St.



Scope of Business Change

This form is for bars, taverns, wineries, breweries, distilleries, or other primarily alcohol-serving business to change the scope of their business to that of a restaurant, so they may reopen for onsite service.

You will need to upload the following documents with this submission:

  • A copy of the business' finalized menu
  • Proof of approved hood ventilation system (if needed) such as receipt from the installation, a photo, or an equipment specification sheet
  • A dining area floor plan (drawing) that identifies table and chair placement
  • A kitchen floor plan (drawing) that identifies the location of 
    • Each handwashing sink
    • Each piece of cooking equipment (labeled with the type of equipment)
    • Each walk-in, reach-in, and food-prep cooler
    • Dry storage area
    • Warewashing area for food utensils
    • Warewashing area for barware


Upload required files here