Oregon Oregon

Licensing Standards for DayCare Centers

Exceptions to Rules

(1) CCD may grant an exception to an individual rule (OAR 414-300-000 through 414-300-440) when:

(a) A requirement does not apply to the facility; or

(b) The intent of the requirement can be met by a method not specified in the applicable rule.

(2) The operator shall request an exception to a rule on a form provided by CCD. The request shall include:

(a) A justification for the requested exception; and

(b) An explanation of how the center will meet the intent of the rule.

(3) No exception to a rule shall be granted:

(a) If the requirement is established by statute; or

(b) Unless the health, safety, and well-being of the children are ensured.

(4) The granting of an exception to a rule shall not set a precedent, and each request shall be evaluated on its own merits.


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