36 SW Nye Street
Newport, Oregon 97365
Public Health: (541) 265-4112
Environmental Health: (541) 265-4127
Behavioral Health: (541) 265-4179
Primary Care: (541) 265-4947
Health Insurance Enrollment Assistance: (541) 265-0430
All restaurants and food establishments must be licensed and pass regular health inspections to assure that the facility meets food safety standards. This applies to restaurants that sell food to the public from a set address, including bed and breakfasts.
You must obtain a plan review and license before:
You must also contact us if your menu changes or if you are changing ownership.
Prior to receiving your license from us, there may be other agencies from which you will be required to obtain approvals. These include, but are not limited to:
Food handler cards are required for all restaurant workers. You can take the test online.
Bed and breakfasts must also obtain a lodging permit.
If you're building or remodeling a restaurant:
You must first obtain a plan review. Send us:
Once construction is complete, call us to arrange a pre-opening inspection. This usually occurs within 1 week of your call. You must receive and pass the pre-opening inspection before you can open.
After a food service license has been acquired, the restaurant will receive its first inspection within a few weeks.
If you're a new owner:
We will review your application and determine whether a plan review is needed.
Restaurant Application Forms
Based on the number of seats inside the restaurant.
Licenses are good for one calendar year. Renew your license by paying the license fee by December 31 of each year.
Environmental health specialists conduct twice yearly inspections of the restaurant to ensure that food service operation is following Oregon’s Food Sanitation Rules. Inspections are unannounced, and at the end of the inspection the restaurant will receive a score. The inspection results are posted on this website for public viewing.
During an inspection, health inspectors will: