Inspection Reports and Filing Complaints

Child Care Licensing Inspections

Child Care Licensing staff conduct: 

  • Initial inspection visits of the day care home or center to verify compliance with state regulations
  • On-site annual inspection visits of licensed facilities
  • Consultation visits
  • Investigation of complaints

You can search for inspection results for a licensed child care facility on the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) website.  An example of a facility report with inspection results (pdf) can be found on the KDHE website.

School Inspection Reports 

Riley County Health Department collaborates with Riley County Environmental Health to assure the school inspections are completed each fall. The Results of Schools Inspections for each year can be viewed online.

Public Health Nuisances 

Riley County Health Department investigates public health nuisances. A summary of investigated public health nuisances can be found in the health department Annual Report on the About Us page

Restaurant Inspection Reports

The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) is responsible for food safety inspections of food establishments, food processors and lodging establishments. Food establishments include restaurants, grocery stores, convenience stores, schools, senior meal sites, mobile food units and food operations in lodging establishments. Inspection results after August 4, 2015 can be found via a KDA search engine. For inspection results prior to August 4, 2015, visit are also available online via a different KDA search.

Food-related illness or complaint

To report a restaurant complaint or an illness caused by a restaurant, food item or event, visit Food Safety Kansas.  For investigate reports from an outbreak caused by food-related illness, visit the KDHE Investigate Reports page

Rental Property Issues

For rental property issues, please file a complaint online with the City of Manhattan using Report It!.  Report non-emergent issues you see across the community by online or downloading our Report It! app for Android or for iPhone. Create an account for easy reporting, and when you use your email address, you will receive updates as we process your service requests.

Water Quality or Sewer Backup Complaint (within City of Manhattan limits) 

Contact the City of Manhattan. Regular business hours: Call 785-587-4530.

After hours, holidays, weekends: Call 785-587-4550

Sewer System Complaint (County) 

Please call the County's Environmental Health Specialist at 785-537-6332, extension 7505.

Mobile Home Parks

To report a complaint about a mobile home park contact the Riley County Planning and Development Zoning Enforcement Officer (785-537-6332 ext 7503). A summary of complaints regarding mobile home parks can be found in the Riley County Planning and Development Environmental Health Annual Report (pdf)