Each certificate of licensure issued hereunder shall bear the date of the original
license and shall specify whether the person to whom it is issued is authorized by
the board to practice professional engineering, architecture, land surveying or landscape
In the case of a certificate issued to a person authorizing the person to practice
professional engineering, the certificate shall furthermore indicate the major branch
or branches of engineering in which the person has especially qualified.
Every licensee may use a seal or rubber stamp of the design authorized by the board
bearing the licensee's name and the words “licensed professional engineer”, “licensed
architect”, “licensed land surveyor”, or “licensed landscape architect”, or otherwise
as may be authorized by the board.
All plans, specifications, maps, and reports prepared by or under the supervision
of a licensed engineer, architect, surveyor, or landscape architect shall be stamped
with such seal or stamp when filed with public officials. It shall be unlawful for anyone to seal or stamp any document with such seal or stamp
after the license has expired or has been revoked or suspended unless such license
has been renewed or reissued.
No official of the State nor of any political subdivision thereof, charged with the
enforcement of laws or ordinances relating to the construction or alteration of buildings
or structures, shall accept or approve any plans or specifications that are not stamped
with the seal of a licensed architect or with the seal of a licensed engineer who
has qualified in the structural engineering branch, unless the building or structure,
for which the plans or specifications are submitted is exempted from this chapter,
and no map or survey shall be filed in the land court unless stamped with the seal
of a licensed land surveyor.
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