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LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT BOARD

 

DIVISION 50

CODE OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT

804-050-0005

Responsibility to the Board

(1) A Registered Landscape Architect or a Landscape Architect in Training must respond to written requests from the Board within 21 days after the request is mailed by registered or certified mail to the Registered Landscape Architect’s or Landscape Architect in Training’s address of record with the Board.

(2) If a Registered Landscape Architect or a Landscape Architect in Training has information which leads to a reasonable belief that another Registered Landscape Architect or Landscape Architect in Training has committed a violation of this Code of Professional Conduct, or that an individual or business is in violation of the statutes or rules governing the practice of landscape architecture (ORS 671.310 to 671.459 and OAR chapter 804), such information must be promptly reported to the Board.

(3) A Registered Landscape Architect must not dismiss from his or her employment, or take any other action punitive in nature against another Registered Landscape Architect because of the other Registered Landscape Architect’s compliance with any part or subsection of this Code of Professional Conduct, or any other provision of OAR chapter 804, or any provisions of ORS 671.310 to 671.459.

(4) A Registered Landscape Architect must not knowingly prepare or stamp construction documents which are in violation of any codes, laws, or regulations.

(5) A Registered Landscape Architect must only verify landscape architecture experience of those applicants for examination or registration that have been under the direct supervision of the Registered Landscape Architect.

(6) A Registered Landscape Architect must only affix a signature to the renewal form verifying completion of Professional Development Hours (PDH) if they have the proper documentation to validate completion of the PDH.

(7) A Landscape Architect in Training must only engage in the practice of landscape architecture under the direct supervision of a Registered Landscape Architect.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 671
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.393
Hist.: LAB 2-1987, f. & ef. 6-1-87; LAB 2-1998, f. & cert. ef. 4-22-98, Renumbered from 804-050-0001, LAB 3-2008, f. & cert. ef. 7-7-08

804-050-0010

Responsibility to the Profession

(1) Registered Landscape Architects must conduct professional duties with honesty and integrity. Registered Landscape Architects must comply with all rules and laws governing the practice of landscape architecture and with all orders of the Board.

(2) Registered Landscape Architects and Landscape Architects in Training must not accept, solicit or pay any inducement greater than $50.00 in the course of professional work during one calendar year to any prospective client in order to gain necessary public approval.

(3) Contemporaneously with government employment, a Registered Landscape Architect must not engage in the private practice of landscape architecture with any person or firm who does business with the Registered Landscape Architect’s employing agency if doing so would constitute any violation of ORS chapter 244.

(4) Registered Landscape Architects must only take credit for work they have performed.

(5) A Registered Landscape Architect must not knowingly misrepresent to clients or the public about the results that can be achieved through the use of the registrant's services, nor state that the Registered Landscape Architect can achieve results by means that violate this code or the law.

(6) Registered Landscape Architects must not reveal information obtained in the course of professional activities which they have been asked to maintain in confidence except when disclosure

(a) Could stop an act which creates a significant risk to the public health, safety or welfare, and could not otherwise be prevented, or

(b) Is necessary in order to comply with applicable laws, orders of a court, or requests or orders of the Board.

(7) A Registered Landscape Architect must perform professional services only when he or she is qualified by education, training, or experience in the specific areas involved.

(8)A Registered Landscape Architect must only sign or seal drawings, specifications, reports, or other professional work for which the Registered Landscape Architect has direct professional knowledge and direct supervisory control.

(9) A Registered Landscape Architect must apply technical knowledge and skills for clients in a manner that meets the standard of technical knowledge and skills applied by Registered Landscape Architects in good standing practicing in the State of Oregon.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 671
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.393
Hist.: LAB 2-1987, f. & ef. 6-1-87; LAB 2-1998, f. & cert. ef. 4-22-98, Renumbered from 804-050-0001, LAB 3-2008, f. & cert. ef. 7-7-08

804-050-0015

Responsibility to the Employer

(1) A Registered Landscape Architect must be truthful in representing personal qualifications, capabilities and experience to the client, employer, and public.

(2) A Registered Landscape Architect must not take credit for work performed under the direction of a former employer beyond the accurate definition of his or her project involvement.

(3) A Registered Landscape Architect must make full disclosure of all applicable project information to clients, public and other interested parties who rely on the Registered Landscape Architect’s advice and professional work product.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 671
Stats. Implemented: ORS 671.393
Hist.: LAB 2-1987, f. & ef. 6-1-87; LAB 2-1998, f. & cert. ef. 4-22-98, Renumbered from 804-050-0001, LAB 3-2008, f. & cert. ef. 7-7-08

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