Variances to licensing rules
Variances to rules that do not affect the health or safety of persons in a licensed program can be granted if the following conditions are met:
- The variance must be requested by an applicant or license holder on a Variance Request DHS-3141 (PDF) and in a manner prescribed by the commissioner.
- The request for a variance must include the reasons that the applicant or license holder cannot comply with a requirement as stated in the rule and the alternative equivalent measures that the applicant or license holder will follow to comply with the intent of the rule.
- The request must state the period of time for which the variance is requested.