Food Establishment Inspections
Inspections are conducted in the Borough of State College and the Townships of College, Ferguson and Patton, by the Division of Health and Neighborhood Services.
Restaurant and School Inspections - Compliance
Food establishments designated as (yes) under the Compliance column of the inspection list below means there were no improper practices or procedures identified as common contributing factors for causing a food borne illness or injury.
Establishments designated as (no) under Compliance means improper practices or procedures were identified as common contributing factors for causing food borne illness or injury. These improper practices or procedures are ordered corrected and the State College Borough Division of Health and Neighborhood Services will conduct a follow-up inspection to ensure that the violations are corrected and brought into compliance. Time for re-inspections vary depending on the nature and severity of the violations.
Restaurant and School Inspections - Certification
Food establishments having a designation of (yes) in the Certification column of the inspection list below means that the establishment has a certified employee with the State College Borough Division of Health and Neighborhood Services that has been trained in food sanitation and safety. An establishment having a designation of (no) in the Certification column means that there is not a current certified sanitation employee with the State College Borough Division of Health and Neighborhood Services.
Sanitation certification is required by Borough ordinance and state law. Restaurants may have up to 90 days to comply with this requirement.
Click here to learn about the Borough's certification programs.
Inspection Reports and Comprehensive List
Complete inspection reports are available during normal business hours at the State College Borough of Division of Health and Neighborhood Services located at 243 South Allen Street. Interested persons are requested to make an appointment to review any of the inspections reports. The telephone number is (814) 234-7191.
Please keep in mind that any inspection is a “snapshot” of the day of the inspection. The inspection conducted on a given day may not be representative of the overall, long-term operation of the establishment. Also, at the time of the inspection, violations are noted but may be corrected during the inspection and no further action is necessary.
For more information, the Division of Health and Neighborhood Services can be contacted at (814) 234-7191 on Monday through Friday (excluding holidays) between 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.