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Full Service Restaurant
All restaurants and food establishments must be licensed and pass regular health inspections to assure that the facility meets food safety standards. This applies to restaurants that sell food to the public from a set address, including bed and breakfasts.


The documents below provide guidance with both the licensing process and the plan review process. Plan review approval is also required (1) before starting construction of a new restaurant ; (2) when a new operator takes possession of an operating restaurant; (3) before the approved floor plan of a restaurant is modified or (4) when there is intent to change the menu in a way adding new food processes.

PDF: Plan Review Packet
PDF: Pre Opening Inspection

Licenses are good for one calendar year. Renew your license by paying the license fee by January 1 of each year. 


Environmental health specialists conduct two routine unannounced inspections per year to ensure compliance with Oregon’s Food Sanitation Rules. Follow-up inspections are conducted on any facility where a public health risk is identified. Inspections focus on food temperatures, food preparation practices, worker hygiene, dishwashing and sanitizing, equipment, and facility cleanliness.
Restaurant Inspection Scores are public record. A restaurant must receive a score of 70 to pass the inspection. Scores are published on a bulletin board at the North Bend Annex, on a the main floor just past the elevator, at 1975 McPherson Street, North Bend. 




Food handler cards are required for all restaurant workers. You can take the test online.

PDF: Food Sanitation Rules
PDF: Plan Review Packet
Link: Fees
Link: Food Handlers Card / Testing
PDF: Pre Opening Inspection

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Environmental Health

Program Manager:

Rick Hallmark, EHS, MPA

Phone: 541-751-2403

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