50-53-202. Application for and right to license. (1) An application for both an original and renewal license to operate a public swimming pool or public bathing place must be made to the department, must contain the information required by the department, and must be accompanied by the fee provided for in 50-53-203.
(2) A license must be issued to an applicant who has satisfied the requirements for a license provided in part 1, this part, and department rules.
(3) Upon issuing a license, the department shall forward the license to the appropriate local health officer for validation as provided in 50-53-206, if applicable.