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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 431. Sanitary Regulations for Hotels

12VAC5-431-260. Inspection report.

Whenever an inspection of a hotel is made, the findings shall be recorded on the department's inspection report forms.

The original of the completed inspection report form shall be furnished to the person in charge of the hotel at the conclusion of each inspection. The completed inspection report form, being a public document, shall be made available for public disclosure to any person who requests it according to law.

The inspection report shall state any failure to comply with any time limit for corrections and may result in the closing of the hotel. An opportunity for an informal conference on the inspection findings, a time limit, or both, shall be granted provided that a written request is filed with local health department within 10 days following the inspection or the cessation of operations. When a request for a hearing is received, the procedures outlined in 12VAC5-431-120 shall be followed.

Whenever a hotel is required to cease operation under the provisions of 12VAC5-431-210, it shall not resume operations until a reinspection shows that conditions responsible for the order to cease operations no longer exists. Following a request for reinspection, it shall be made as soon as possible or within three working days.

Statutory Authority

§§ 35.1-11 and 35.1-13 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 10, eff. March 1, 2002.

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