Food Establishments

Inspection Responsibilities


Certified food inspectors are responsible for inspecting and licensing all food service operations within the City of Norwalk. This responsibility includes:
  • Assisting establishment owners and operators in food safety training to become qualified food operators
  • Conducting plan reviews for all new and renovated food-related facilities
  • Inspecting and licensing all food-related activities at temporary food events and festivals
  • Inspecting food service operations and establishments routinely to protect against food-borne illnesses resulting from health code violations, contaminated food, and improper food handling
  • Responding and addressing customer complaints regarding reports of food-related violations
Learn more about the food establishment inspection system and view restaurant ratings.

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