N.J. Admin. Code § 10:44A-1.6 - Issuance of an initial license

Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022

(a) Upon receipt of an approved program description, and upon approval of the licensee's policy and procedure manual, the licensing agency shall conduct an on-site initial inspection of the residence.
(b) Prior to the issuance of an initial license, the following, at a minimum, shall be available:
1. Documentation which demonstrates compliance with all certificate of occupancy (CO) requirements, including any required inspection by the Fire Official and registration with the Department of Community Affairs.
2. A fire evacuation plan;
3. A first aid kit that meets the requirements of 10:44A-5.1(g);
4. Functioning utilities, including an operable telephone;
5. If the building is not serviced by a public water supply, written approval from the local health department that the water supply is safe for human consumption;
6. Furniture and food for each individual served;
7. A staff schedule which conforms to the program description approved by the Department in accordance with 10:44A-1.4;
8. A copy of the deed or lease; and
9. Documentation that all necessary residential and vehicle insurance is in force.
(c) The Department shall issue a non-transferable full license, effective from the date of the on-site inspection, upon compliance with (a) and (b) above.
(d) If licensure is not approved, an applicant or licensee shall submit a plan of correction regarding all deficiencies within 30 days after notification to the licensee.
1. Following receipt of the plan of correction, the licensing agency shall conduct an on-site review to verify the corrective action taken.
(e) The license shall document the location of each residence and shall specify the maximum number of individuals with developmental disabilities that may occupy the home or apartment, excluding licensee's staff.


N.J. Admin. Code § 10:44A-1.6
Amended by R.2004 d.404, effective 11/1/2004.
See: 36 New Jersey Register 2589(a), 36 New Jersey Register 4961(a).

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