§ 456. Food Preparation And Service Establishment Disclosures.  


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  • A.   "Food preparation and service establishment" is defined in Section 451 and for the purposes of Section 456et seq. shall include a food preparation and service establishment operating in conjunction with a "food product and marketing establishment" (as defined in Section 440).

    B.   "Food inspection report" means the written notice prepared and issued by a County Environmental Health Inspector after conducting an inspection of a food preparation and service establishment to determine compliance with all applicable Federal, State and local statutes, orders, ordinances, quarantines, rules, regulations, or directives relating to the public health.

    C.   "Symbol" means a representative mark issued by a county environmental health inspector at the conclusion of the routine or scheduled inspection of a food preparation and service establishment. The Symbol shall be issued only to a food preparation and service establishment that scores ninety (90) percent or higher as a total numerical percentage score as set forth in the food inspection report. The character of the Symbol shall be determined by the Director of Health in consultation with San Francisco food preparation and service establishments.

    D.   "Inspection score card" means a card that indicates the total numerical percentage score for the establishment as determined by a County Environmental Health Inspector and as set forth in the food inspection report.

    E.   "Notice of closure" means a public notice that may be posted by a county environmental health inspector at a food preparation and service establishment upon suspension or revocation of the establishment's public health permit to operate and that results in the immediate closure of the establishment and the discontinuance of all operations of the food preparation and service establishment, by order of a County Environmental Health Inspector, because of violations of applicable Federal, State and local statutes, orders, ordinances, quarantines, rules, regulations, or directives relating to the public health.

    F.   "Routine inspection" means a periodic, unannounced inspection of a food preparation and service establishment to determine compliance with all applicable Federal, State and local statutes, orders, ordinances, quarantines, rules, regulations, or directives relating to the public health. A routine inspection shall not mean an inspection conducted by a County Environmental Health Inspector to determine compliance with a previously issued food inspection report or any interim inspection conducted to determine compliance with specific regulations or legal requirements.

(Added by Ord. 81-04, File No. 040092, App. 5/20/2004)