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WAC 110-300-0402

Changing early learning program space or location.

(1) An early learning provider must notify the department prior to making a change to early learning program space that may impact the health, safety, or welfare of enrolled children. Such changes include, but are not limited to:
(a) Moving early learning programs to a different residence, building, or facility (even if the new location is on the same premises);
(b) An early learning program altering a planned use of space including, but not limited to, the ages of children served in a room or previously unlicensed areas;
(c) Modifying facilities in a way that requires a permit under the Washington state building code or by a local jurisdiction, such as remodeling or renovating early learning program space; and
(d) Changing outdoor play areas, such as adding or altering the type of surface or altering stationary climbing or play equipment.
(2) An early learning provider must submit to the department the new proposed floor plan prior to making changes under subsection (1)(a) through (c) of this section.
(3) An early learning provider planning a change under subsection (1)(a) of this section must also:
(a) Submit a complete application, pursuant to WAC 110-300-0400, as soon as the provider plans to move and has an identified address, but not more than ninety calendar days before moving;
(b) Not significantly change or move a center early learning program until the department has first inspected the new location and determines it meets the requirements in this chapter and RCW 43.216.305; and
(c) Not operate a family home early learning program for more than two weeks following the move before having the department inspect the new location, pursuant to RCW 43.216.305.
[WSR 18-15-001, recodified as § 110-300-0402, filed 7/5/18, effective 7/5/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.215.070, 43.215.201 and chapter 42.56 RCW. WSR 18-14-079, § 170-300-0402, filed 6/30/18, effective 8/1/19.]
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