(A) The Ohio landscape architects board shall register as a landscape architect each applicant who demonstrates to the satisfaction of the board that the applicant has met all requirements of section 4703.34 of the Revised Code or, in lieu thereof, has complied with section 4703.35 of the Revised Code. The certificate issued to each individual shall be prima-facie evidence of the right of the individual to whom it is issued to represent self as a landscape architect and to enter the practice of landscape architecture, subject to sections 4703.30 to 4703.49 of the Revised Code.
(B) Each certificate of qualification issued and registered on or after the effective date of this amendment shall authorize the holder to practice landscape architecture as a landscape architect in this state until the last day of December of each even-numbered calendar year, unless revoked or suspended for cause as provided in this chapter or suspended pursuant to section 3123.47 of the Revised Code. License renewal shall be conducted in accordance with the standard license renewal procedure in Chapter 4745. of the Revised Code. Each applicant for license renewal shall demonstrate satisfactory completion of any continuing education requirements the board adopts under section 4703.33 of the Revised Code. Each renewal shall be recorded in the official register of the board.
(C) Each person registered by the board shall secure a seal of the design prescribed by the board. All plans, specifications, drawings, and other documents prepared by, or under the direct supervision of, the landscape architect shall be imprinted with the seal in accordance with the requirements of the board.
(D) Each certificate of authorization issued under division (F) of section 4703.331 of the Revised Code shall authorize the holder to provide landscape architectural services, through the landscape architect designated as being in responsible charge of the landscape architectural activities and decisions, from the date of issuance until the last day of June next succeeding the date upon which the certificate was issued unless the certificate has been suspended or revoked for cause as provided in section 4703.41 of the Revised Code.
Amended by 130th General Assembly File No. 48, SB 68, §1, eff. 12/19/2013.
Effective Date: 07-23-2002; 05-18-2005