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 state Statue 81-8,184 to 81-8,208, the Professional Landscape Architects Act and Title 231 Nebraska Administrative Code Chapter 1-12, Rules and Regulations of the State Board of Landscape Architects

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Next Regular Board Meeting: October 27, 2015

Professional Landscape Architects Act update

Revisions to the Professional Landscape Architects Act intended for the 2015 Legislative Session were not introduced. It is the Board’s intent to continue working with interested stakeholders for 2016.

These changes include, but are not limited to

  • Revise the intent of the Act to include welfare
  • Revisions to the definitions of the practice of landscape architecture
  • Transition from an annual to biennial license renewal
  • 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

Complete list of changes by section

Bill draft

Written comments are welcomed and encouraged. Any comments received by October 15th will be reviewed at the October 27th Board meeting. Comments may be faxed to 402-471-0787 or emailed to nsbla.board@nebraska.gov.

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