(210 ILCS 35/7)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4187)
Issuance of licenses.
All Community Living Facilities shall
be licensed by the Department. The procedures for obtaining a valid license
are as follows:
(1) Application for a license shall be made on forms provided and in the
manner prescribed by the Department. All applications shall be accompanied
by an application fee of $200.
(2) Upon receipt of an application filed in proper order, the Department
shall review the application and shall make an on-site evaluation of the
proposed Community Living Facility.
(3) The evaluation shall be conducted by a qualified surveyor representing
the Department. The Department may request that a representative from the
Department of Human Services accompany the Department's surveyor.
(4) The Department may request assistance or advice from other State and
local governmental or private entities in the inspection process, including,
but not limited to the Department of Human Services and the State Fire Marshal.
(5) If the Department has determined on the basis of available documentation
that the Community Living Facility is in substantial compliance with this Act
and rules and regulations promulgated under this Act, it shall issue a
probationary license. Such license shall be valid for a period not to exceed 6
months from the date of issuance. Within 30 days prior to the expiration of
the probationary license, a qualified surveyor representing the Department
shall conduct an on-site final evaluation. If, at the time of the final
evaluation the Community Living Facility is in substantial compliance with this
Act, the Department shall issue a regular license which replaces the
(6) As a condition of the issuance or renewal of a license, the applicant
or licensee shall file a statement of ownership, which shall be public
and which shall be available from the Department. The statement of ownership
shall include: the name, address, telephone number, occupation, or business
activity, business address and business telephone number of the person who
is the owner of the Community Living Facility and every person who owns
the building in which the Community Living Facility is located, if other
than the owner of the Community Living Facility; the name of every partner
and stockholder of the owner if the owner is a partnership or corporation;
and, the address of any facility, wherever located, any financial interest
in which is owned by the applicant or licensee, if the
facility were required to be licensed if it were located in this State.
(Source: P.A. 89-507, eff. 7-1-97.)