Licensing Standards for DayCare Centers
- Upon written request by a Center, the Department may grant a variance
from a specific requirement if there is documentation that the requested alternative
complies with the intent of the requirement for which variance is sought.
- A. The decision of the Department, including any qualification under which
the variance is granted, shall be documented through a written agreement with
the Department and a signed copy shall be sent to the Center. A variance may
remain in effect for as long as a Center continues to comply with the intent
of the requirement(s) or may be time-limited.
- B. The agreement shall contain provisions for a regular review of the variance.
- C. When a Center fails to comply with a variance agreement in any particular,
the agreement shall be subject to immediate cancellation.