Licensing Standards for DayCare Centers
TYPES OF LICENSES
- An annual license is issued when the Center meets all the Requirements
for Day Care Centers. An annual license is effective for one (l) year from
the date of issue, unless it is revoked or surrendered sooner.
- A provisional license may be issued when the Department determines
A provisional license may also be issued when a Center is initially licensed.
A provisional license may be issued for up to one year and may not be renewed.
- A. An applicant is temporarily unable to comply with all of the requirements
in the Requirements for Day Care Centers.
- B. The effect of non-compliance to any rule or regulation does not present
or will not present an unreasonable risk to the health, safety and well-being
of the children or staff of the Center; and
- C. The Center has a plan of correction that has been approved by the Department.
- A provisional license may be replaced with an annual license when
all of the following conditions exist:
- A. The Center corrects the deficiencies related to the requirements in
advance of the expiration date of the provisional license and no additional
areas of non-compliance exist.
- B. Compliance with the requirements has been verified by an on-site observation
by a Department representative or by written evidence provided by the Center.
- C. All other terms of the license remain the same.
- A request to replace a provisional license and to issue an annual
license must be made in writing by the Center. If the request is approved,
an annual license shall be issued.