Any person, group of persons or corporation may obtain an application
form for a license to operate a child care center by contacting the
Department of Human Resources.
An application for a license to operate a child care center shall be
made to the Department of Human Resources on the required form(s) and
shall contain all information requested on the form(s).
An application for a license is not transferable from one person, group
of persons, or corporation to another or from one location to another.
After receipt of the completed application, a representative of the
Department of Human Resources will examine the premises proposed for the
center and will investigate the person(s) responsible for the center.
The examination and investigation will be based on the minimum standards
and regulations as prescribed and published by the Department.
When minimum standards for the operation of a center have been met, a
license will be issued.
If an application is denied, the Department shall notify the applicant
of the decision in writing, indicating the reason(s) for the denial.
The applicant may withdraw the application either verbally or in