DIVISION OF DRUGS, DEVICES AND COSMETICS
My company is relocating its operation. Do we need to apply for a new permit?
Possibly. A permit issued under Chapter 499, Florida Statutes is only valid for the establishment for which the permit was originally issued. Changing establishments requires a new permit application – before the move. An “establishment” is a place of business at one general physical location that may extend to one or more contiguous suites, units, floors, or buildings operated and controlled exclusively by entities under common operation and control. Where multiple buildings are under common exclusive ownership, operation, and control, an intervening thoroughfare does not affect the contiguous nature of the buildings. For purposes of permitting, each suite, unit, floor, or building must be identified in the most recent permit application.