.11 Request for Approval to Use Deposits.

A. After the issuance of an initial certificate of registration for any new units, the provider may submit to the Department a request for permission to use deposits.

B. The request shall include verification that:

(1) Construction of the proposed project has been completed as evidenced by a certificate of substantial completion; and

(2) The provider has been issued:

(a) A certificate of occupancy, or the equivalent, by the appropriate local jurisdiction, and

(b) The appropriate licenses or certificates required by MDH, MHCC, and the Department.