Purpose of Lodging Inspections

  • Lodgings are inspected in Butler County to ensure that Facilities offer a safe and sanitary environment to their guest.
  • These safeguards are enforced by the governing sanitation standards that lodgings are required to comply with set forth by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services which can be found in the Missouri Department of health and Senior Services Policy / Procedure Manual.

Establishments That Qualify for Lodging Inspections:

  • Hotels
  • Motels
  • Resort Cabins
  • Bed and Breakfast (Residence with 5 or more rooms available for Guest Occupancy)

Frequency of Inspections

Lodging facilities in Butler County are inspected once a year. These inspections must be completed by the end of September each season.

Physical Features Serving Lodging Establishment Subject To Inspection

  • Water Supply
  • Sewage and Wastewater Treatment
  • Fire Safety
  • Electrical Wiring
  • Fuel Burning Appliance
  • Plumbing
  • Swimming Pools
  • Food Service if offered

For Additional Information regarding Missouri Lodging Program please refer to Missouri Department of Senior Services:
http://www.health.mo.gov/safety/lodging/index.php