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Business and Professions Code - BPC


  ( Heading of Division 3 added by Stats. 1939, Ch. 30. )

CHAPTER 3.5. Landscape Architecture [5615 - 5683]

  ( Chapter 3.5 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 1447. )

ARTICLE 4. Issuance of Certificates [5650 - 5659]
  ( Article 4 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 1447. )


(a) The board shall by means of examination, ascertain the professional qualifications of all applicants for licenses to practice landscape architecture in this state and shall issue a license to every person whom it finds to be qualified on payment of the initial license fee prescribed by this chapter.

(b) The examination shall consist of a written examination. The written examination may be waived by the board if the applicant meets both of the following requirements:

(1) Is currently licensed by a United States jurisdiction, Canadian province, or Puerto Rico, has passed a written examination equivalent to that which is required in California at the time of application, and has submitted proof of job experience equivalent to that required of California applicants at the time of application.

(2) Has passed the California supplemental examination if, at the time of application, it is required of all California applicants.

(Amended by Stats. 2009, Ch. 307, Sec. 68. (SB 821) Effective January 1, 2010.)