SEC. 43-20-11. Application for and issuance of license.
An application for a license under this chapter shall be made to the licensing agency upon forms provided by it, and shall contain such information as the licensing agency may reasonably require. Each application for a license shall be accompanied by a license fee not to exceed Two Hundred Dollars ($200.00), which shall be paid to the licensing agency. Licenses shall be granted to applicants upon the filing of properly completed application forms, accompanied by payment of the said license fee, and a certificate of inspection and approval by the fire department of the municipality or other political subdivision in which the facility is located, and by a certificate of inspection and approval by the health department of the county in which the facility is located, and approval by the licensing agency; except that if no fire department exists where the facility is located, the certificate of the health department shall also certify as to the inspection for safety from fire hazards. Said fire, county health department and licensing agency inspections and approvals shall be based upon the standards prevailing in the political subdivision involved, and upon regulations promulgated by the licensing agency as approved by the State Board of Health.
Each license shall be issued only for the premises and person or persons named in the application and shall not be transferable or assignable except with the written approval of the licensing agency. Licenses shall be posted in a conspicuous place on the licensed premises.
No governmental entity or agency shall be required to pay the fee or fees set forth in this section.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 7129-136; Laws, 1972, ch. 528, Sec. 6; 1979, ch. 445, Sec. 8; 1986, ch. 371, Sec. 7; 1990, ch. 552, Sec. 7; 1991, ch. 606, Sec. 8, eff from and after July 1, 1991.