Minnesota Department of Agriculture Food, Feed Food & Feed Inspection Programs Retail Food Plan Review Step 1 - Starting the Plan Review Process Learn more about the plan review process, when it's required, and why. Step 2 - Contact Us Contact us 30 days before starting your project. Step 3 - Application Basics View specific tips and helpful information for how to complete the plan review application. Step 4 - Equipment Guidance on equipment requirements. Step 5 - Room Finishes Guidance on room finish requirements. Step 6 - Submit Your Application Submitting the plan review application and supporting documents. Step 7 - Other Considerations Other considerations and required approvals. Step 8 - Pre-Operational Inspection and Licensing What to do after the plan review approval. Step 9 - Frequently Asked Questions Frequently asked questions as it relates to submitting facility plans and common questions during the review process.