50-57-208. Validation by local health officer. (1) A license issued by the department is not valid until it is signed by the local health officer of the local board of health with jurisdiction where the establishment is located.
(2) The local health officer shall validate or refuse to validate the license within 15 days of the receipt of the license.
(3) The failure of the local health officer to validate the license within 15 days after its receipt is a refusal.