TITLE 89: SOCIAL SERVICES
CHAPTER III: DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER D: LICENSING ADMINISTRATION
PART 383 LICENSING ENFORCEMENT
SECTION 383.105 ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER OF CLOSURE
Section 383.105 Administrative Order of Closure
a) Whenever the Department expressly finds that the continued operation of a child care facility, including such facilities defined in Section 2.10 of the Child Care Act and unlicensed facilities, jeopardizes the health, safety, morals, or welfare of children served by the facility, the Department shall issue an order of closure directing that the operation of the facility terminate immediately, and, if applicable, shall initiate revocation proceedings under Section 9 of the Child Care Act within 10 working days. A facility closed under this Section may not operate during the pendency of any proceeding for the judicial review of the decision of the Department to issue an order of closure or to revoke or refuse to renew the license, except under court order. [225 ILCS 10/11.2]
b) All administrative orders of closure shall be issued in writing by the Director.
c) An administrative order of closure shall be hand-delivered to the licensee or permit holder.