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Code Compliance Form



The code of Virginia, Section 63.2-1716 allows child day centers operated by religious institutions the opportunity to file for an exception from licensure by meeting documentation and other requirements specified within the religious exemption law.  The statements below have been prepared and distributed to meet the requirements of the religious exemption law.




In compliance with the Code of Virginia, Section 63.2-1716, this center is religiously exempt from licensure and is exempt from  licensure and is classified as a “religiously exempt child day center.”


QUALIFICATIONS OF PERSONEL (Check appropriate response)


______  Attached are position descriptions of staff presently employed with the Center


X____   Staff position descriptions are posted for your review.(in office)





The Center is located at Clover Hill Baptist Church, 3100 Courthouse Road,  North Chesterfield,  Va.


The size of the building is 48′ by 109′ both levels


The number of rooms used for the Center is 15.


The kitchen facilities are/are not available for use by the Center.


Play equipment consists of swings, playhouses, tricycle merry-go-round, and a see-saw.  There is a place for two year olds and toddlers to play that has toddler sized play equipment for them to use.




The maximum number of children that the Center will enroll is 200.  The maximum number to be in care at any one time (as dictated by the local building inspector) is  200.




The Center intends/does not intend to provide food service.  The description of service consists of the following.

_____          hot breakfast

_____           cold breakfast

______         combination (hot/cold) breakfast

x  (milk)        mid-morning snack

______          hot lunch

______          cold lunch

x_____           afternoon snack




Staff employed at the Center MUST be certified by a practicing physician to be free from any disability which would prevent them from caring for children.  Documentation is on file at the Center.




The Center is/is not covered by public liability insurance which provides coverage in the event that someone brings suit for personal or bodily harm suffered during the operation of the Center as a result of negligence.


Qualifications for Staff


Our staff is made up of dedicated people who love the Lord and love children.  Each teacher is expected to have either education in early childhood, experience, or a combination of both.  Each teacher is to be certified in CPR and child first aid.  Each teacher is also expected to further his/her education when offered classes and seminars.