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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 22. Social Services
Agency 40. Department of Social Services
Chapter 80. General Procedures and Information for Licensure

22VAC40-80-20. Preplanning.

A. Licensing staff are available throughout the application or licensing process to answer questions and provide consultation and technical assistance (see 22VAC40-80-130).

B. In order to avoid costly errors, applicants and prospective applicants are urged to present their building plans to the department as early as possible and before entering into contracts in order to assure that the building can be preapproved as meeting the department's regulations (see 22VAC40-80-150).

C. The department will make an on-site inspection of the proposed facility and services; investigate the character and reputation of the licensee and, if required, staff and household members; and upon receipt of the initial application will investigate the financial responsibility of the applicant (see 22VAC40-80-160).

Statutory Authority

§§ 63.2-217, 63.2-1732, 63.2-1733, and 63.2-1734 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR615-30-01 § 1.2, eff. July 1, 1989; amended, Virginia Register Volume 8, Issue 17, eff. July 1, 1992; Volume 11, Issue 3, eff. January 1, 1995; Volume 29, Issue 21, eff. July 17, 2013.

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