(a)  When an operator proposes to open a new center or to change the ownership or location of an existing center, the Division shall issue the operator a temporary license upon the receipt of a license application pursuant to 10A NCAC 09 .0204 or .0302 and the documents specified in 10A NCAC 09 .0301 and .0302.

(b)  The temporary license shall be posted in a prominent place in the center that parents are able to view daily.

(c)  The temporary license shall remain in effect for six months or until the issuance of a star-rated license, a special provisional license, provisional license, probationary license, summary suspension, suspension, or a denial of a rated license to the operator.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 110-88(10); 110-99; 143B-168.3;

Eff. July 1, 1988;

Amended Eff. July 1, 1998; April 1, 1992; November 1, 1989;

Readopted Eff. October 1, 2017;

Amended Eff. February 1, 2021.