The Board protects the life, health, and property of the citizens of Nebraska by ensuring the licensure of individuals who practice the profession of landscape architecture and present themselves as Landscape Architects within the State. The use of the title "Landscape Architect" and the practice of the profession of Landscape Architecture are regulated within the state of Nebraska by Neb. Rev. Stat. 81-8,184 to 81-8,208 (the Professional Landscape Architects Act) and Title 231, Nebraska Administrative Code, the rules and regulations of the State Board of Landscape Architects.
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Next Regular Board Meeting: April 25, 2017
Professional Landscape Architects Act update
Revisions to the Professional Landscape Architects Act have been introduced as LB364. The introduced copy may be viewed here along with other pertinent information. The hearing has been scheduled for March 8, 2017, at 11:30 pm in Room 1507 of the State Capitol Building.
These changes include, but are not limited to:
- Revision to the intent of the Act to include welfare
- Revisions to the definitions of the practice of landscape architecture
- Transition from an annual renewal to a biennial license renewal cycle
- Revise language to allow for online renewals and applications
- Add alternative paths for licensure
- Expand on the seal requirements
- Add actions and procedures the Board may take on compliance cases
- Add authorization for the Board to access a penalty and to recover costs on compliance cases
- Add a Landscape Architect Intern title
- Add a Coordinating Professional requirement on certain projects