Architects

ORS 671.090
Grounds for denial, suspension or revocation of certificates


The State Board of Architect Examiners may refuse to grant, reinstate or renew, or may suspend or revoke, a certificate of registration to engage in the practice of architecture or in the provision of architectural services in this state upon proof of one or more of the following grounds:

(1)

Using fraud or deception in applying for a certificate of registration or in passing an examination as provided in ORS 671.010 (Definitions for ORS 671.010 to 671.220) to 671.220 (Civil penalties).

(2)

Falsely impersonating a practitioner or former practitioner.

(3)

Practicing under an assumed or fictitious name or a firm name contrary to the provisions of ORS 671.010 (Definitions for ORS 671.010 to 671.220) to 671.220 (Civil penalties).

(4)

Demonstrating fraud, deceit, gross negligence, incompetency or misconduct in the practice of architecture or in the provision of architectural services.

(5)

Willfully evading or attempting to evade any law, ordinance, code or regulation of the state, or counties and cities of this state, governing construction of buildings.

(6)

Stamping or signing any drawings or specifications that were not prepared by the architect or under the architect’s direct control and supervision.

(7)

Unbeknown to a party for whom the architect is doing work, receiving rebates, commissions, grants of moneys or favors which the architect is not entitled to or justified in receiving.

(8)

Engaging in the practice of architecture or the provision of architectural services in a manner contrary to the provisions and requirements of ORS 671.010 (Definitions for ORS 671.010 to 671.220) to 671.220 (Civil penalties).

(9)

Failing to comply with any continuing education requirements adopted by the board under ORS 671.125 (Rulemaking authority of board), unless the requirements have been waived by the board.

(10)

Being convicted of any crime under circumstances that relate to the practice of architecture or the provision of architectural services.

(11)

Being the subject of disciplinary action taken by another jurisdiction. [Amended by 1973 c.832 §24; 1977 c.803 §12; 1979 c.354 §2; 1999 c.802 §5; 2003 c.165 §1; 2013 c.196 §10]

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Jun. 26, 2021