Service Code Definition

Sewage Overflow

This subcategory will be marked for a facility’s liquid waste not being disposed through an approved plumbing system and poses an immediate health risk to the public. This violation has resulted in the closure of the facility.

Examples:

  • An overflowing or clogged grease trap was observed.

  • Raw sewage was observed on the floors of food storage areas and food preparation areas.

  • Toilets, floor sinks, and floor drains were observed overflowing with raw sewage and toilet paper.