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Explanation of Licensing Process
RULES AND PROCEDURES
Become familiar with the administrative rules for child caring institutions and the following procedures in order to assist youself in understanding the licensing process.
A license is issued to a specific person or organization at a specificlocation, is non-transferable, and remains the property of the Department. Therefore, an institution must be established at a specific location. Contact your local zoning board or comparable local authority. Obtaining a license for a child caring institution (5 or more capacity) is contingent upon zoning approval.
If you have not attended an orientation session, make an appointment with your consultant to discuss the requirements and process of licensing.In signing the application, you agree to operate in compliance with the Act and Rules. You will want an opportunity to gain a clear understanding of the total process.
Complete and submit an application (BCAL-1074). Complete and submit Application Fee Transmittal (BCAL-2066). Submit your check or money order (no cash) to the address identified on the form. This is a non-refundable fee. Complete and submit Licensing Record Clearance Request (BCAL-1326). This form is required for the chief administrator of the organization. Please read both sides of the form before signing.
Upon receipt of your application materials and application fee, the consultant will send you requests for fire safety and environmental health inspections:
The local health agency will send the completed inspection report to Bureau of Children and Adult Licensing. A licensing consultant will make an on-site inspection during the licensing process. Any work requested in these inspections must be completed and the consultant notified of the completion prior to a licensing decision.<
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