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Answers to the most frequently asked questions about licensure.
All applications must be approved by the Board. The Board meets quarterly, the meeting schedule is available on the Contact page and on the calendar under the Events page. You will be notified by the Board of any action taken on your application 10 days after the Board meeting date.
You must have a degree in landscape architecture from an accredited institution plus 4 years of experience in the field working under the supervision of a licensed landscape architect.
You are required to fill out the entire application, even if you have a CLARB Council Record.
You will not be required to have reference forms sent to the board if you list the same references that are included in your Council Record. You will not need to have employer verification or college transcripts sent to the board since these items are also included in the Council Record. You will only be required to complete the application and send it in along with the application fee.
The physical address for the board is 3733 Benson Drive, Raleigh, NC 27609.
Upon failure to renew, the certificate shall be automatically revoked. The certificate may be renewed at any time within one year after its expiration if the applicant reports ten hours of Board approved CE, pays the required renewal fee and late renewal penalty, and the Board finds that the applicant has not used his or her certificate or title or engaged in the practice of landscape architecture after notice of revocation and is otherwise eligible for registration under the provisions of this Chapter. After one year, the applicant must complete the reinstatement process.
Yes, the board does require a seal or stamp with the name of the licensee and the registration number. The board does not have these seals made. You are responsible for obtaining your own seal.
Please refer to section 89A-2; of the Landscape Architect Practice Act for seal requirements (see link below). Please reference the links below for a copy of the seal.
Reference the CLARB site link to review the scoring process.