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Child Care Centers

Child care facilityChild care centers in Weld County are inspected biannually to ensure compliance with the Rules and Regulations Governing the Sanitation of Child Care Centers in the State of Colorado.

Complaints regarding child care centers  also are investigated. If you have any questions, contact the Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment at (970) 304-6415. 

For more information about licensing or to review regulations of child care centers, please contact the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment.

Updated Regulations Require Radon Testing

The Rules and Regulations Governing the Health and Sanitation of Child Care Facilities in the State of Colorado require radon testing to be completed in all child care facilities by May 1, 2017, if the facility was in operation before January 14, 2016, or within 6 months if licensed after January 14, 2016. For more information, click here. (Scroll to bottom of page for radon information.)

To better understand how to test your facility, CDPHE offers a free online training through COTrain: How to Test for Radon in Colorado Child Care Facilities.  To create an account, click on the log-in button on the upper right corner of the page.

For more information about the training and who to contact with questions, click here.

FREE Short-Term Radon Test Kits 

Weld County offers up to six short-term radon test kits to each child care facility licensed in Weld County that still needs to meet this requirement. To receive the test kits, at least one person from each facility must complete CDPHE’s online training. For more information on this program, call (970) 400-2226.

Requirements

Please print and complete the Child Care Center Application Packet (found in the Applications and Forms section found below) if you plan to open a new child care facility, remodel an existing one, or there is a change of ownership. For questions, call (970) 304-6415.

For licensing information, call (800) 799-5876 or (303) 866-5958.

Fees
Facility Inspection Fee (5-20 children)  $50
 Facility Inspection Fee (21-50 children) $100
 Facility Inspection Fee (51-100 children) $150
 Facility Inspection Fee (100+ children) $200
 Group Home Inspection Fee $125
 Residential Treatment Facility Inspection Fee $100
 Plan Review/Walk-Through/Pre-Opening Inspection Fee $55/hour
Plan Review Application Fee  $100

CONTACT INFORMATION

Environmental Health Services

1555 North 17th Avenue 
Greeley, CO 80631
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Phone: (970) 304-6415
Fax: (970) 304-6411


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