(1) Programs shall only operate in locations
that have been certified by the Department.
(2) Programs shall only hold courses in
classrooms that have been certified by the Department.
(3) No program applying for certification
shall share the same entrance with, or be immediately adjacent to, a facility
where alcoholic beverages are sold or distributed.
(4) No program office or classroom shall be
located within a retail business establishment or a private
(5) Except as provided
in subsection (17) below, program offices and classrooms shall be located on
the same premises.
facilities shall include the following:
Clean working restrooms;
Blinds, shades or curtains for windows or glass doors for student
(c) Adequate lighting,
heating and air conditioning;
Programs shall maintain the following
equipment in working order:
(a) A television
or projector and projection screen that can be suitably viewed by all course
(b) Media equipment
and visual displays for presenting required portions of the curriculum that
meets Department specifications;
(c) Secure file storage; and
(d) Other equipment as designated by the
offices cannot be open during class time, unless program office activities can
be conducted without disrupting a class.
(9) The full program name and business hours
shall be displayed and clearly visible from the outside of the
(10) Program classrooms
must have a minimum of 300 square feet of useable space. Program classrooms
shall be certified to offer services at twenty (20) square feet per person, up
to a maximum of forty (40) students. Programs licensed prior to the enactment
of the 300 square foot minimum may continue to utilize existing classrooms that
satisfied the prior requirement of 250 square feet. Such programs may not add
new classrooms that are less than 300 square feet in size. The maximum number
of students per class determined by the Department does not supersede the
occupancy load or maximum for the building determined by the local governing
entity (i.e. county or city fire marshal, inspector, or agent). A copy of the
Certificate of Occupancy must be submitted during the certification application
(11) The program's
certification shall be displayed in a conspicuous location on the premises of
(12) Programs that are
in compliance with the rules and regulations of the Department may apply to
operate satellite locations.
No satellite program shall operate without first being certified by the
(14) Applications for
satellite programs shall be submitted on forms prepared by the Department,
following the procedure prescribed by the Department; shall include all
information and fees; and shall be truthful, accurate, and complete.
(15) Satellite programs shall be located
within fifty (50) miles of the program that is operating the satellite
(16) Multiple satellite
programs may operate in the same county.
Satellite locations shall meet all
location and facility requirements as outlined in these rules and regulations,
except as follows:
(a) Student or offender
records may be maintained at the program location;
(b) Programs may use the telephone number of
the program location; and,
Programs may perform administrative duties at program location.
(18) Any school or classroom
facility utilized for or approved for the purposes of a DUI Alcohol or Drug Use
Risk Reduction program shall comply with the requirements set forth by the
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, before a permit is issued. The owner
shall certify to the Department that the facility complies with the Act and its
school, office, or classroom facility utilized for or approved for the purpose
of a DUI Alcohol or Drug Use Risk Reduction program shall be clean and safe
from health hazards such as rodents, pest infestation, and mold.
The Department may develop policies and procedures for the delivery of remote
classroom instruction for certified DUI Alcohol or Drug Use Risk Reduction
programs in the event of a public health state of emergency, natural disaster,
or man-made disaster.
certified DUI Alcohol or Drug Use Risk Reduction program may utilize remote
services for classroom instruction and the administration of assessments. Such
instruction, training, and assessments may be done via web services, such as,
but not limited to, Skype, Zoom, or Webex. Instruction must be synchronous
instruction allowing for real-time instruction and interaction in a specific
virtual place, through a specific online medium, at a specific time.
(c) Schools utilizing such methods must
notify and obtain prior approval from the Department and keep rosters and
required documents of students enrolled in these programs pursuant to existing
rules and regulations of the Department. Such programs shall continue to be
subject to all monitoring, training, and auditing pursuant to existing rules
and regulations of the Department.