How to Read an Inspection Report

Below is a sample inspection report explaining the essential parts of the report.If you have questions about an inspection report, please contact the Cleveland Department of Public Health Division of Environment at (216) 664-2300, or by e-mail at


NOTE: These code descriptions and examples used under the description of code sections are not all inclusive of the code and are only meant to give the viewer an idea of the type of violations that may exist in a food facility if the code boxes are checked.

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