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Restaurant Inspections - Public Health - Seattle and King County

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Subject category: pubsafe
Title: Restaurant Inspections - Public Health - Seattle and King County
Feature Count: 0
Feature Type: Point
Abstract: Food establishments that sell or serve food to the public must get an annual permit and be inspected by Public Health-Seattle and King County. These establishments include restaurants, food and espresso carts, coffee places, delis, the fresh food sections in grocery stores, temporary events where food is sold, and more. There are nearly 10,000 permitted food service establishments in Seattle and King County. The majority of these establishments have two unannounced inspections per year. While many of these food service establishments will automatically receive one special educational session on food safety annually, any restaurant may request a special educational session. The data in this layer is built from records obtained from:
Purpose: These inspections are made to assure that the food is being handled properly from preparation through serving. Inspectors observe kitchen workers' food handling practices, assure equipment is working properly, take food temperatures, inspect refrigerators and storage areas, assure water temperatures, and correct level and use of sanitizers. Any problem found is written up, and the manager is taught the correct procedure or method immediately.
Status: Complete
Updated: Quarterly
Time period of content: (single date,as YYYYMMDD):: 20210301
Time period of content: (date range, as YYYYMMDD):: -
Spatial reference: WA State Plane North
FGDC Documentation: Classic or FAQ
Open Data Availability: Yes
Place Keywords: Pacific NW, WA, Washington state, King County,
Theme Keywords: health, pubsafe, restaurant inspection, food safety, food facilities, food inspection, restaurant, health,
Lineage: Available
Supplemental Information:


Maintained by:
King County IT GIS Center/Client Services
Primary: Mike Leathers, Data Coordinator, 206-477-4403
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Secondary: KCGIS Center; This mailbox is monitored during business hours.

Attribute Information

_FEATURE_ID_Unique identifier for each record
Range Min:1
Range Max:133827
_NAME_Name of restaurant or other food facilityUppercase alpha
_PROGRAM_IDENTIFIER_Name of facility as program identifierUppercase alpha
_SEAT_CAP_Size (seating capacity) when appropriate
Bed and BreakfastBed and Breakfast
Charitable OrgCharitable Organization
Commissary for Mobile FSECommissary for Mobile FSE
Limited Food ServicesLimited Food Services
Meat/Sea FoodMeat and Seafood
Mobile FSMobile FS
School KitchenSchool Kitchen
Seating 0-12Seating capacity up to 12
Seating 13-50Seating capacity from 13 to 50
Seating 51-150Seating Capacity from 51 to 150
Seating 151-250Seating Capacity from 151 to 250
Seating > 250Seating > 250
_RISK_Risk category of facility when appropriate
No risk infoNo Risk Information
Risk Category ILow Risk - Cold holding - Limited food preparation. Requires one routine inspection per year.
Risk Category IIMedium Risk - No Cook Step Food Preparation. One routine inspection per year and either 2nd inspection or education visit
Risk Category IIIHigh Risk - Same day service or complex food preparation. Requires 2 routine inspections per year and one education visit
Risk IMiscoded Risk Category 1
Risk II&IIICombination Risk Category 1 and 3
_ADDRESS_Full street address of facilityAddress number and uppercase street name; non-standard abbreviations
_PHONE_Area code and phone number of facilityNULL or form (###) ###-####
_LONGITUDE_Longitude location of facility
Range Min:-999.99999000
Range Max:0.00000000
_LATITUDE_Latitude location of facility
Range Min:0.00000000
Range Max:47.92691900
_ZIPCODE_5 digit zipcode of facility5 digits as string
_CITY_City where facility is locatedMixed case full city name
_DATE_INSPECTION_Date of inspectionDate/time as string in form 1/2/2006 12:00:00 AM
_BUS_NAME_INSPECTION_Inspection record business nameUppercase string
_TYPE_INSPECTION_Type of inspection
Consultation/Education - FieldDiscuss risk reduction while verifying proper food handling, food source, food storage, and general cleanliness
Return InspectionReturn Inspection
Routine Inspection/Field ReviewRoutine Inspection/Field Review
_SCORE_INSPECTION_Inspection scoreNumber as string
_RESULT_INSPECTION_Inspection result
Baseline DataBaseline Data
Catalog informationCatalog information
Comparison dataComparison data
In ComplianceIn Compliance
Limited InformationLimited Information
Needs AssessmentNeeds Assessment
No Longer At LocationNo Longer At Location
Not AccessibleNot Accessible
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
Not ConfirmedNot Confirmed
Not PermittedNot Permitted
Not Ready For InspectionNot Ready For Inspection
Out of BusinessOut of Business
_CLOSE_BUS_INSPECTION_Was business closed as result of inspection
NBusiness not closed
YBusiness closed
_VIOLATIONTYPE_Violation type
(no value)no value
BLUEPrimarily maintenance and sanitation issues that are not likely to be the cause of a food borne illness.
REDThose food handling practices that, when not done properly, are most likely to lead to food borne illnesses.
_VIOLATIONDESCR_Description of violationString
_VIOLATIONPOINTS_Violation pointsNumber as string
_RECORD_ID_Record identifier if facility is a chainAlpha numeric string
_FACILITY_NAME_Facility name if a chain or housing a chainUppercase string; may be same as Chain Name or different
_CHAIN_NAME_Name of chain if facility is a chainUppercase string; may be same as Facility Name or different
_CHAIN_ESTABLISHMENT_Whether facility is chain or notEither NULL (not a chain) or Y (Yes)
_SITE_ADDRESS_Full street address of chain home locationAddress number and uppercase name; non-standard abbreviations


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