(A) Under provisions of section 1701.03 of the Revised Code, a corporation formed under Chapter 1701. of the Revised Code after November 14, 1982 may offer architectural, landscape architectural, professional engineering or professional surveying services or any combination thereof provided these corporations file with the appropriate board and meet the requirements of each board or filing and procuring a "Certificate of Authorization" in accordance with Chapters 4703. and 4733. of the Revised Code.
(B) Any firm, partnership, association, limited liability company or corporation which holds a "Certificate of Authorization" under these rules and which otherwise meets the requirements of Chapter 4733. of the Revised Code may be organized for any purposes for which business enterprises may be organized under Chapters 1701., 1705., 1775., 1782., 1783. and 1785. of the Revised Code and shall not be limited to the purposes of providing professional engineering, surveying, architectural, or landscape architectural services or any combination thereof.
(C) If all requirements of this rule are met, the board may issue a "Certificate of Authorization" to the firm, partnership, association, limited liability company or corporation. Forms for initial application will be provided by the board. This "Certificate of Authorization" must be renewed annually.
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 09/04/2014 and 11/30/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4733.07
Rule Amplifies: 4733.16
Prior Effective Dates: 04/15/1983, 04/15/1985, 05/01/1995, 11/01/2003, 11/24/08