10.16.06.12

.12 Issuance of a Certificate, Letter of Compliance, or Acceptance Letter.

A. Certificate or Letter of Compliance.

(1) The Department shall issue a nontransferable certificate or letter of compliance in accordance with the information provided on the application to a camp that meets the requirements of this chapter.

(2) Except for a camp that applies under Regulation .08A, when a camp does not meet all the requirements of this chapter, the Department may issue a nontransferable certificate or letter of compliance in accordance with the information provided on the application if:

(a) The Department approves a written schedule of compliance submitted by the camp operator that assures that corrections that will bring the camp into compliance with the requirements of this chapter will be made within a mutually agreed upon limited time; and

(b) There exists no imminent and substantial danger to a camper by the camp's not being in total compliance with the requirements of the chapter for the limited time.

B. Acceptance Letter for a Unit of Local Government or State Agency. The Department shall issue an acceptance letter to:

(1) A unit of local government or the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission that complies with Regulation .03 of this chapter; or

(2) An agency of the State that complies with Regulation .04 of this chapter.