§ 111.35  POWER FAILURE.
   (A)   Power failure greater than 30 minutes and less than four hours. If there is a power failure, mechanical failure, or other condition that results in an internal machine thermometer that cannot maintain food temperatures, and such condition continues for a length of time greater than 30 minutes but less than four hours, the following steps must be taken:
      (1)   The food establishment must be closed during the power failure;
      (2)   A log must be kept of the time that the power failure initially occurred, the temperature of the food at that time, and the time and temperature of the TCS food at one hour intervals until the power is restored;
      (3)   The regulatory authority must be notified immediately of the power failure greater than 30 minutes; and
      (4)   The documentation must be provided to the regulatory authority immediately upon request.
   (B)   Power failure greater than four hours. (In addition to those above.)  If there is a power failure, mechanical failure, or other condition that results in an internal machine thermometer that cannot maintain food temperatures, and such condition continues for a length of time greater than four hours, the following steps must be taken:
      (1)   The food establishment must not re-open until an inspection has been conducted by the regulatory authority;
      (2)   The regulatory authority must be notified immediately of the power failure greater than four hours.
(Ord. 2019-2572, passed 5-13-19)