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A. Child Care Centers With More Than Twelve (12) Children in Attendance.
Child care centers with an average daily attendance of more than twelve (12) children are subject to the following regulations:
1. The petitioner obtains all necessary state licenses or certifications required for providing day care for infants, pre-school, and/or school age children.
2. Provisions are made for off-street parking and loading facilities and such fencing, screening, and landscaping as required to prevent undue detriment to the area.
B. Child Day Care Home.
1. Home operated child care (Type B) with an average daily attendance of five (5) children or less are allowed in any residential district. No Zoning Certificate is required for this type of child care.
2. Home operated child care (Type A) with between six (6) and twelve (12) children in average daily attendance may be allowed in a residential district by conditional use. The petitioner shall be required to obtain a Zoning Certificate by proving that he or she has complied with all applicable state laws, and copies of the State permits shall be filed with the Director of Zoning or his/her authorized representative. The Zoning Certificate will expire on a yearly basis. The Zoning Certificate shall be renewed by the Director of Zoning or his/her authorized representative with proof that the petitioner has complied with all applicable State laws governing child care centers.
C. Review of Child Care Centers and Homes.
Review of a child care center shall include, but is not limited to:
1. Proof of all necessary state licenses or certifications required for providing day care for infants, pre-school, and/or school age children.
2. Location of the site and the site size and configuration relative to development of the adjoining area and the effect of activities on the site of the adjacent property.
3. Number of children to be accommodated in the center, service area, type of program, teacher-child ratios, and personnel qualifications.
4. Compliance with all State laws, ordinances, and regulations pertaining thereto.
The application will be reviewed by the Director of Zoning or his/her authorized representative who has the power to grant or deny the permit. If the Director of Zoning or his/her authorized representative denies the permit, the petitioner may appeal to the Board of Zoning Appeals for reconsideration of issuance of the permit.
(Ord. 26-18. Passed 7-17-18.)