Health Inspection Results



Initiated in 2006, the color-coded signage system in Columbus and Worthington aims to accurately inform the public of the health and safety status of businesses licensed by Columbus Public Health. Types of businesses licensed include:

  • Restaurants and markets
  • Public pools and spas
  • Campgrounds
  • Tattoo, piercing and permanent cosmetic studios
  • Solid waste facilities

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Color Coded Signs

These dated and color-coded signs inform the public of the most recent inspection conducted, and show what standing the business is in regarding that inspection. Use this signage system with other information, such as the detailed online inspection results, to make healthy and safe choices about where to eat, play, live and work in the City of Columbus.

Green Sign
All standard inspections have been conducted and the business has met the standards of Columbus Public Health.

Yellow Sign
All businesses that are in the enforcement process due to uncorrected critical violations found during follow-up inspections.

White Sign
All businesses placed on an increased frequency of inspections.

Red Sign
All businesses that the Board of Health or the Health Commissioner has ordered closed.