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Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers, and Landscape Architects


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Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers, and Landscape Architects Regulations [18 VAC 10 ‑ 20]
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Chapter Information
Description Regulations governing entry requirements and standards of conduct for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Landscape Architects and Interior Designers.
State Authority Title 54.1, Chapter 4
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation To protect the health, safety and welfare of the public by regulating the professions of architecture, professional engineering, land surveying, certified interior designing and landscape architecture in the least burdensome, costly and intrusive manner to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Kathleen R. Nosbisch  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address: apelscidla@dpor.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)367-8514    FAX: (866)465-6206    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
General Review 2017 NOIRA Submitted to the Registrar and awaiting publication (3/20/2017).

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
General Review Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/1/2016.
Landscape Architect from certification to licensure Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 7/1/2010.
Develop regulations for a mandatory continuing education requirement for architect, professional engineer, and land surveyor licenses. Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 4/1/2009.
Amend regulation to "unbundle" the Architect Registration Examination (ARE)from the Intern Development Program (IDP) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/1/2009.
Develop necessary regulations to implement a regulatory program for photogrammetrists / photogrammetry. Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/1/2008.
Amend regulations to prohibit mail-order life-experience degrees for engineer-in-training and professional engineer applicants. Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 9/10/2007.
Review of experience requirements for Landscape Architects Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/1/2007.
Amendment to Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers and Landscape Architects Regulations Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 2/1/2007.
Amendment to the Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Sureyors and Landscape Architects Rules and Regulations Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/1/2004.
Amendment to Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers and Landscape Architects Rules and Regulations Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/1/2002.
Amendment to regulations governing entry requirements and standards of conduct for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Landscape Architects and Interior Designers Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/1/1999.