Coronavirus (COVID-19) Alert

Child care centers are encouraged to: Ensure social distancing during trips and excursions where children may come in contact with individuals not associated with the child care program

  • Staff and children ages 2-4 must wear face coverings even in mixed groups with except when eating, drinking, showering, swimming, or sleeping. Class
  • Conduct daily health screenings
  • Continue frequent cleaning and disinfection

Child Care Center Licensing

  • You must apply or renew online; in-person submission is not available, and applications submitted by mail will not be processed.
  • Online applications will be reviewed and processed if complete.

The City provides information about opening and operating a day care center.

You can get the following information:

  • How to apply for a child care license or permit
  • Information about renewing a permit
  • Status of a permit application or renewal
  • Technical assistance in using the online permit system, including obtaining a PIN


Learn about opening and operating a child care program.

By Phone

Call 311 for assistance.

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