The goal of the Food, Lodging and Institution section of Environmental Health is to protect the public health through a number of different programs. These include the permitting, inspections and complaint investigation of Food, Lodging and Institution facilities throughout the County, in addition to numerous Child Environmental Health Services and new facility Plan Review.

  • Food

    Responsible for the sanitation of Restaurants, Food Stands, Meat Markets, Produce Markets, Seafood Markets, Mobile Food Units, Pushcarts, Limited Food Stands and Temporary Food Events.

  • Lodging

    Responsible for the sanitation of Hotels, Motels, Bed and Breakfast Homes and Bed and Breakfast Inns.

  • Institutions

    Responsible for the sanitation of Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Adult Care Homes, Local Confinements, Residential Cares, Adult Daycares and Tattoo Parlors.

  • Tattoo Parlors

    Responsible for the sanitation of tattoo parlors.

  • Children's Environmental Health

    Responsible for the sanitation of Daycares, School Buildings & Cafeterias and Lead Safety.

  • Plan Review

    The Plan Review program is a process by which all new facilities are reviewed prior to construction.

  • N.C. Rules & Laws

    Access copies of the current food, lodging, institutional, child care and tattoo artist sanitation rules.

  • Submit a Request or Complaint

    Do you have a sanitation complaint or request concerning an establishment regulated by the Health Department? If so file your complaint here.

  • About the Inspection Process
  • View Inspection Reports

    Search a listing of all facilities under inspection by the Health Department. Only food service sanitation inspection reports are available at this time. Other inspection reports will be available in the future.