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Laws & Rules - of the Board

Laws & Rules (eff. 10/14/13) of the Board and guidance document.  This 62 page Pdf document is comprised of three sections beginning on the pages listed below:

  • Arkansas Statutes/Laws -- page 2: 
    • engineers and engineering firms -- page 2
    • surveying and surveying firms -- page 15
  • Rules of the Board -- page 30 
    • Article 1 General Provisions -- page 30
    • Article 2 Definitions -- page 30
    • Article 3 Board - Organization and Meeting -- page 32
    • Article 4 Board - Powers -- page 33
    • Article 5 Receipts and Disbursements -- page 33
    • Article 6 Records and Reports -- page 34
    • Article 7 Roster -- page 34
    • Article 8 General Requirements for Licensure -- page 34 
      • General Information -- page 34
      • Engineer Intern & Professional Engineer -- page 35
      • Surveyor Intern -- page 36
      • Professional Surveyor -- page 38
      • Reinstatement -- page 41
    • Article 9 Fees -- page 42
    • Article 10 Professional Experience -- page 43
    • Article 11 Examinations -- page 44
    • Article 12 Certificates and Seals -- page 45
    • Article 13 Expirations and Renewals -- page 47
    • Article 14 Disciplinary Action -- page 47
    • Article 15 Complaints, Disciplinary Action & Declaratory Orders - Procedure -- page 48
    • Article 16 Hearing Procedures -- page 52
    • Article 17 Right to Practice -- page 53
    • Article 18 Exemption -- page 53
    • Article 19 Temporary Permits -- page 54
    • Article 20 Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) -- page 54
    • Article 21 Certificate of Authorization (COA) -- page 57
    • Article 22 Ethics and Rules of Professional Conduct -- page 58
    • Article 23 Effective Date -- page 23
  • Guidance document for PE & PS Comity applicants -- page 61-62

 Guidance Documents:

Regs - Laws/Statutes

When you click on the links below, you will be redirected to the Arkansas Legislatures' website where you can enter the Arkansas Code you are seeking.

17-30-101 Engineers
17-48-101 Professional Surveyors
19-11-801 Procurement of Professional Services
22-09-101 Public Works

Standards - Arkansas Standards of Practice For Property Boundary Surveys and Plats

Standards of Practice No. 1

August 18, 1982
Revised: May 8, 1992 - March 14, 1996 - May 21, 2009

Updated: January 24 & August 25, 2008

Minimum Standards For Property Boundary Surveys and Plats

Arkansas State Board of Licensure for
Professional Engineers and
Professional Surveyors

623 Woodlane Ave.
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501 682-2824
Fax: 501 682-2827
Email: pelsboard@arkansas.gov
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