4703:1-1-01 Definitions.

(A) "Practice" - ample proof of executive and professional responsibility shall be a part of the evidence necessary to establish a record of professional practice. The rendering of landscape architectural services as defined in section 4703.30 of the Revised Code, shall have been the chief occupation of the applicant if said practice is used as a basis for claiming a record of landscape architectural practice.

(B) "Experience" and "training" - are interchangeable terms meaning full-time or part-time employment in landscape architectural work. Employment may be under the direct supervision of an individual registered or licensed to practice landscape architecture under the laws of the state or country in which the work is performed.

(C) "Principal" - a landscape architect who is a sole proprietor of, officer of, legal partner, director, designated landscape architect or shareholder in a firm, partnership, association, corporation, sole proprietorship or government agency. A "principal" is a member of a firm, sole proprietorship, or government agency who is legally liable for the landscape architectural activities of the firm, sole proprietorship or agency.

(D) "Base state" - the state or other jurisdiction in which an applicant was originally registered or licensed and which maintains the original records of application and registration including education, experience and examination record, or the state to which these records have been transferred.

(E) "Firm" - means any legally formed business organization providing landscape architectural services and includes sole proprietorships, partnerships, associations, corporations and limited liability companies.

(F) "Government agency" - means an agency of federal, state, county or municipal government.

(G) "Good moral character" - means not having been convicted of a crime involving moral turpitude, not having made misstatements or misrepresentation in connection with an application for registration or certificate of authorization, not having willfully violated any of the sections of the code of conduct required of certificate holders and set forth in the statutes or rules, and not having practiced landscape architecture without registration in violation of registration laws of the jurisdiction in which the practice took place.

(H) "Contact hour" - a contact hour is at least fifty minutes of participation in an approved course or activity.

(I) "Direct supervision" - means that degree of supervision by a person overseeing the work of another, whereby both perform their work in the same office, where personal contact is routine, and whereby the supervisor has both control over and detailed professional knowledge of the work prepared under his/her supervision.

Effective: 01/21/2010
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 10/19/2009 and 11/10/2014
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4703.33
Rule Amplifies: 4703.30
Prior Effective Dates: 8/1/74, 11/25/77, 3/4/83, 7/5/85, 12/10/02, 8/18/05, 4/1/08