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49 Pa. Code § 15.1. Definitions.


§ 15.1. Definitions.

 The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

   Act—The Landscape Architects’ Registration Law (63 P. S. § §  901—913).

   Approved institution or college—An institution accredited by the American Society of Landscape Architects’ published list of accredited programs.

   Board—The State Board of Landscape Architects.

   CLARB—Council of Landscape Architects Registration Boards.

   Comprehensive work sample—A work sample which the applicant submits to meet the experience requirements of the act. Work includes site and development plans, specifications and drawings, grading and drainage plans, layout plans, planting plans, storm water management, plans and calculations, details and specifications and photographs of completed projects, cost estimating and supervision of construction.

   Design professional—A landscape architect, a land surveyor, an architect or an engineer licensed by the Commonwealth.

   Examination—The examination given by CLARB.

   Grade and character satisfactory to the Board—A varied and increased level of experience and responsibility evidenced by a comprehensive work sample, technical knowledge and professional experience.

   Responsible charge—Under section 2(5) of the act (63 P. S. §  902(5)), for experience to be satisfactory to the Board, it shall be progressive and of an increasing standard of quality and responsibility.


   The provisions of this §  15.1 amended under section 812.1 of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P. S. §  279.3a); and section 4(9) of the Landscape Architects’ Registration Law (63 P. S. §  904(9)).


   The provisions of this §  15.1 amended May 29, 1992, effective May 30, 1992, 22 Pa.B. 2826; amended August 27, 2004, effective August 28, 2004, 34 Pa.B. 4684. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (268628) and (290323).

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