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Licensing Standards for DayCare Centers

WAC 388-150-050

(1) In an individual case, the department, for good cause, may waive a specific requirement and may approve an alternate method for the licensee or applicant to achieve the specific requirement's intent if the:

(a) Licensee or applicant submits to the department a written waiver request fully explaining the circumstances necessitating the waiver; and

(b) Department determines waiver approval will not jeopardize the safety or welfare of the child in care or detract from the quality of licensee-delivered services.

(2) The department may approve a waiver request only for a specific purpose or child and for a specific period of time not exceeding the expiration date of the license.

(3) The department may limit or restrict a license issued to a licensee or an applicant in conjunction with a waiver.

(4) The licensee shall maintain on the premises a copy of the department's written waiver approval.

(5) The department's denial of a licensee's or applicant's waiver request shall not be subject to appeal under chapter 34.05 ROW.

[Statutory Authority: ROW 74.15.030. 90-23-078 (Order 3103), § 388-150-050, filed 11/20/90, effective 12/21/90.]


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