Child Care – Residential 2016-07-20T10:54:39+00:00

Information Sheet

Tremonton City Corporation
102 South Tremont Street • Tremonton • Utah 84337
435-257-9500

CHILD CARE – RESIDENTIAL

1.19.025 CHILDCARE/PRESCHOOL. Childcare shall follow the limits, ratios and care regulations in accordance with the State of Utah Childcare rules. Childcare providers and all Childcare Facilities as defined within the current State of Utah Childcare Licensing and Facility Rules and Public Safety Fire Marshal Day Care Rules, shall follow all rules and regulations herein regarding licensing and facility standards. In addition, Childcare Facilities shall be inspected by the City Building Inspector and/or City Fire Inspector and shall comply with all zoning, fire, sanitation, building and licensing laws, regulations, Ordinances, and Codes of the City and the State of Utah prior to final approval by Tremonton City.

A. Childcare/Preschool, Residential-Minor. In accordance with the requirements, standards, and approval process contain in Chapter 24 and other applicable Sections and Chapters of this Title, a Home Occupation Permit for a Childcare/Preschool, Residential-Minor may be approved if the proposed Childcare/Preschool meets the following standards:

1. Number of Children. There shall be a maximum of six (6) children including the caregiver’s own children;
2. No Employees. There are no employees that do not reside in the dwelling;
3. Noise Regulations. The use shall comply with Chapter 1.20 Noise Regulations;
4. Play Yard Location. The outdoor play yard shall not be located in the front yard and shall be securely fenced with a minimum four (4) foot high fence;
5. On-Site Parking. The lot shall contain one available on-site parking space not required for use of the dwelling and shall be located in such a way as to insure the parking is functional and does not change the residential character of the lot;
6. No Sign. No signs shall be allowed on the dwelling or lot;
7. Licensing and Other Laws. The childcare/preschool operator shall comply with all applicable licensing regulations adopted by Tremonton City and shall comply with all local, state and federal laws and regulations;
9. Inspection. All homes shall require an inspection by the City Building Inspector or Fire Inspector prior to operating and shall be inspected on an annual basis prior to certificate or license renewal.

B. Childcare/Preschool, Residential-Major. In accordance with the requirements, standards, and approval process contain in Chapter 24 and other applicable Sections and Chapters of this Title, a Home Occupation Permit for a Childcare/Preschool, Residential-Major may be approved if the proposed Childcare/Preschool meets the following standards:

1. Number of Children. There shall be a maximum of twelve (12) children including the caregiver’s own children;
2. One Employee. There shall be no more than one (1) employee at any one time that does not reside at the residence;
3. Noise Regulations. The use shall comply with Chapter 1.20 Noise Regulations;
4. Play Yard Location. The play yard shall not be located in the front yard and shall be securely fenced with a minimum four (4) foot high fence;
5. On-Site Parking. The lot shall contain one (1) available on-site parking space not required for use
of the dwelling and one (1) additional parking space for employee that does not reside in the home. The additional parking spaces shall be located in such a way as to insure that the parking area is functional and does not change the residential character of the lot;
6. No Signs. No signs shall be allowed on the dwelling or lot;
7. Licensing and Other Laws. The use shall comply with Tremonton City licensing regulations and other local, state and federal laws and regulations;
9. Inspection. All homes shall require an inspection by the City Building Inspector or Fire Inspector prior to operating and shall be inspected on an annual basis prior to certificate or license renewal.

Child Care rules are subject to change.