As inspections of restaurants, eateries, grocers and food suppliers are conducted, the Ocean County Health Department posts the inspection results to its website.
The list of recent inspections can be found here.
According to the county health department, an inspection could result in a Satisfactory, Conditional Satisfactory and Unsatisfactory rating.
Here is the health department's explanation of the ratings:
- Satisfactory - Is in substantial compliance with State Health Codes.
- Conditional Satisfactory - Needs improvement in several areas - as determined by the licensed inspector and interpretation of the State Health Codes. A time limit is set for the establishment to come into compliance and a re-inspection is done in order to assure this compliance
- Unsatisfactory - Serious or unsafe conditions/violations of the health codes set by the State Of New Jersey.
Click here for an archive of recent inspections.