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LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT BOARD

 

DIVISION 35

CERTIFICATE OF AUTHORIZATION

804-035-0010

Qualifications for a Certificate of Authorization for Business Providing Landscape Architecture Services

(1) A business entity is required to obtain a Certificate of Authorization from the board.

(2) Each such business entity must meet the following requirements:

(a) For purposes of ORS 671.318, an "officer" of the business entity means an individual owning, operating, or employed by the business entity in Oregon and having the authority on behalf of the business entity to enter into contracts for landscape architectural services and to otherwise make decisions regarding the execution and outcome of such services.

(b) Each business entity must designate one or more Registered Landscape Architects as being in responsible charge of the landscape architectural services and decisions of the business entity. In the case of a business entity with multiple offices, each office in Oregon will have a designated Registered Landscape Architect in responsible charge of that office.

(c) Each Landscape Architect designated as being in responsible charge of the business entity's landscape architectural activities and decisions must file an Statement of Responsibility with the board.

(3) Each certified business entity must notify the board in writing within 30 days of any change in:

(a) Address;

(b) Business status; or

(c) Status of the person or persons designated as being in responsible charge of the landscape architectural services and decisions of the business entity.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 671.415
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.315
Hist.: LAB 2-1984, f. & ef. 5-1-84; LAB 2-1998, f. & cert. ef. 4-22-98; LAB 1-2001 (Temp), f. 12-24-01 cert. ef. 1-1-02 thru 5-1-02; Administrative correction 12-2-02; LAB 1-2005, f. & cert. ef. 2-14-05; LAB 2-2006 f. & cert. ef. 6-26-06, Renumbered from 804-030-0011; LAB 2-2008, f. & cert. ef. 3-20-08; LAB 1-2010, f. & cert. ef. 2-17-10; LAB 2-2010, f. & cert. ef. 10-19-10

804-035-0020

Application for Certificate of Authorization for a Business Entity

(1) A business entity must submit an application for a Certificate of Authorization to the board, accompanied by the appropriate fee. See OAR 804-040-0000.

(2) The application must be on forms prescribed by the board and will contain the following information:

(a) Name and address of each Registered Landscape Architect designated as being in responsible charge of the business entity's landscape architectural activities and decisions.

(b) Statement of Responsibility from each Registered Landscape Architect designated as being in responsible charge of the business entity's landscape architectural activities and decisions.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 671.415
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.315
Hist.: LAB 2-1984, f. & ef. 5-1-84; LAB 2-1998, f. & cert. ef. 4-22-98; LAB 1-2001 (Temp), f. 12-24-01 cert. ef. 1-1-02 thru 5-1-02; Administrative correction 12-2-02; LAB 1-2005, f. & cert. ef. 2-14-05; LAB 2-2006 f. & cert. ef. 6-26-06, Renumbered from 804-030-0011; LAB 1-2010, f. & cert. ef. 2-17-10; LAB 2-2010, f. & cert. ef. 10-19-10

804-035-0030

Issuance and Renewal of Certificate of Authorization

(1) Upon satisfactory completion of all requirements, the board may issue or renew a Certificate of Authorization for a business entity (Certificate). The Certificate expires one year from the date of issuance or renewal unless earlier revoked, suspended, or not renewed.

(2) The Certificate may be renewed prior to its expiration date on the last day of the renewal month or within 30 days of the expiration date without payment of a late fee.

(3) A Certificate of Authorization issued by the board shall be displayed at the business entity's primary place of business in Oregon where the public can readily view it.

(4) A Certificate that is not renewed within 30 days of its expiration date may be reinstated only as provided in OAR 804-035-0035.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 671.415
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.315
Hist.: LAB 2-1984, f. & ef. 5-1-84; LAB 2-1998, f. & cert. ef. 4-22-98; LAB 1-2001 (Temp), f. 12-24-01 cert. ef. 1-1-02 thru 5-1-02; Administrative correction 12-2-02; LAB 1-2005, f. & cert. ef. 2-14-05; LAB 2-2006 f. & cert. ef. 6-26-06, Renumbered from 804-030-0011; LAB 1-2010, f. & cert. ef. 2-17-10

804-035-0035

Reinstatement of Expired Certificate of Authorization

To reinstate a certificate that has expired more than 30 days, the business must provide the following:

(1) A written request to the Board for reinstatement of the certificate explaining the reason for failing to renew within 30 days of the expiration date;

(2) Any additional information the Board may request for purposes of considering the request for reinstatement;

(3) Payment of the current annual renewal fee;

(4) Payment of any delinquent annual renewal fees; and

(5) Payment of late fees.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 671
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.315
Hist.: LAB 2-2006 f. & cert. ef. 6-26-06; LAB 2-2010, f. & cert. ef. 10-19-10

804-035-0040

Revocation of Certificate of Authorization

The board may revoke, suspend, or refuse to renew a certificate if the board finds that the business has:

(1) Committed any act of dishonesty, fraud, or deceit in obtaining or attempting to obtain a certificate;

(2) Not notified the board of a change in status under OAR 804-035-0010(3);

(3) Not had a registered landscape architect in responsible charge of the landscape architectural services and decisions of the business;

(4) Not had a registered landscape architect as an owner or officer of the business;

(5) Violated any provision of ORS 671.310 to 671.459, 671.992, or 671.005, or any rule promulgated thereunder.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 671
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.315
Hist.: LAB 2-2006 f. & cert. ef. 6-26-06

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