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49 Pa. Code § 15.16. References.

§ 15.16. References.

 (a)  Members of the Board may not serve as references for applicants.

 (b)  The applicant shall provide three references on the application and shall forward forms to the references to be completed and mailed directly to the Board by the references. The Board will not accept completed reference forms that are sent by the applicant.

 (c)  Two references shall be landscape architects licensed by the Board. The remaining reference may be another design professional.

 (d)  A reference must attest that the reference is familiar with the applicant’s professional work and the applicant’s moral character. The Board will accept additional references pertaining to the applicant’s moral character from individuals who are not design professionals if the professional references do not have personal knowledge of the applicant’s moral character.


   The provisions of this §  15.16 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 §  15.16 amended May 29, 1992, effective May 30, 1992, 22 Pa.B. 2826; amended July 28, 2006, effective July 29, 2006, 36 Pa.B. 4003. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (268633).

Cross References

   This section cited in 49 Pa. Code §  15.41 (relating to general requirements).

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