City Ordinances about Hotels and Motels
City ordinances regarding health inspections at hotels and motels is located in Chapter 15, Article IV of the City Code.
A hotel is defined by City Code as any hotel, lodging house or inn in the city having three (3) or more rooms where transient guests are fed or lodged for pay.
Sanitarians investigate complaints at hotel/motels about general sanitation, swimming pools, spas, and pests. In addition food service operations at hotels/motels are licensed and inspected.
Fees for Hotels and Motels
There is not a fee from Metro Health at this time for hotel and motel facility inspections. However, the kitchen of any food establishment and any public or semi-public pools do have fees associated with their licensing.