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Lodging Inspections/Regulations

The Environmental Health staff are responsible for conducting annual sanitation inspections in state licensed lodging establishments in Newton County. The inspections are conducted pursuant to a contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS). The DHSS has established rules pertaining to sanitation and safety standards for lodging establishments. All inspections are conducted pursuant to those standards.

Missouri Laws for Lodging Establishments | MO DHSS

Missouri Lodging Regulations and Licensing Information | MO DHSS

Recent Lodging Establishment Inspections

Facilities inside the city limits of Joplin are inspected by the Joplin City Health Department.

Lodging Reference Manual | MO DHSS

List of Licensed Lodging Establishments | MO DHSS

List of Unlicensed Lodging Establishments | MO DHSS

Related Links | MO DHSS

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