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<br />CHAPTER 3 <br /> <br />CHILD CARE REGULATIONS AND LICENSING <br /> <br />SECTION: <br /> <br />6-3-1: Purpose <br />6-3-2: Definitions <br />6-3-3: Child Care Types <br />6-3-4: Types of Licenses <br />6-3-5: Licensing and Certification <br />6-3-6: Responsibilities of Owner, Operator, and Director <br />6-3-7: Applications for License <br />6-3-8: Inspection Requirements <br />6-3-9: Criminal Background Investigation <br />6-3-10: Staffing Requirements <br />6-3-11: Record Maintenance <br />6-3-12: Right of Entry for Governing Officials <br />6-3-13: Expiration <br />6-3-14: License Issuance <br />6-3-15: Licenses, Denial, Suspension or Revocation <br />6-3-16: Reporting of Abuse, Abandonment or Neglect <br />6-3-17: Visitation <br />6-3-18 Liability <br />6-3-19: Penalty <br />6-3-20: Provisions Severable <br /> <br /> <br />6-3-1: PURPOSE: The purpose of this Chapter is to provide guidelines and <br />requirements within the City of Ammon regarding operation, inspection and licensing of Child <br />Care Facilities within the City. Sections 39-1101 and 39-1108, Idaho Code authorize a local <br />government to adopt ordinances to protect children in Child Care facilities to the extent such <br />ordinances are at least as stringent as the minimum standards set forth in Sections 39-1101 <br />through 39-1119, Idaho Code. The standards set forth in this Chapter is to increase the <br />standards for the City of Ammon above those minimally required, in order to promote a child <br />care environment in which children receive safe, healthy and developmental appropriate care. <br />The rules contained in this Chapter establish standards and procedures for the licensure of <br />Child Care facilities as defined herein within the city limit of the City of Ammon. The primary <br />responsibility for evaluation and selection of Child Care services remains with the parents. <br /> <br /> <br />6-3-2: DEFINITIONS: For the purpose of this Chapter, certain words and phrases are <br />defined as follows: <br /> <br />(A) Applicant: A person making application for a Child Care license or the renewal of <br />a Child Care license to operate a Child Care facility or to act as a Child Care <br />worker. <br /> <br />Title 6 Chapter 3 Page 1 of 20 Revised 7-12-2018 <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />