(210 ILCS 35/7) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4187)
    Sec. 7. 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 probationary license.
    (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 information 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.)