(1) An applicant for an initial or renewal license to operate a residential child-caring agency or a child-placing agency shall file a written application with the department. To be licensed as a child-placing agency, an applicant must be a corporation, nonprofit corporation, or limited liability company. The application shall be accompanied by the applicable fees under section 71-1929 and shall set forth the full name and address of the agency to be licensed, the full name and address of the owner of the agency, the names of all persons in control of the agency, and additional information as required by the department, including sufficient affirmative evidence of the applicant's ability to comply with rules and regulations adopted and promulgated under the Children's Residential Facilities and Placing Licensure Act and evidence of adequate liability insurance or, if self-insured, of sufficient funds to pay liability claims. The application shall include the applicant's social security number if the applicant is an individual. The social security number shall not be public record and may only be used for administrative purposes.
(2) The application shall be signed by:
(a) The owner, if the applicant for licensure as a residential child-caring agency is an individual or partnership;
(b) Two of its members, if the applicant for licensure as a residential child-caring agency or as a child-placing agency is a limited liability company;
(c) Two of its officers who have the authority to bind the corporation to the terms of the application, if the applicant for licensure as a residential child-caring agency or as a child-placing agency is a corporation or a nonprofit corporation; or
(d) The head of the governmental unit having jurisdiction over the residential child-caring agency or child-placing agency to be licensed, if the applicant is a governmental unit.