2017 ORS 671.530¹
Licensing requirements
  • use of title
  • scope of landscape construction professional license

(1) A person may not operate as a landscape construction professional in this state without a valid landscape construction professional license issued pursuant to ORS 671.560 (Issuance of license).

(2) A person may not represent in any manner that the person is a landscape construction professional unless the person has a valid landscape construction professional license issued pursuant to ORS 671.560 (Issuance of license). The prohibition in this subsection includes, but is not limited to:

(a) Using the title of landscape contractor, landscape construction professional, landscape gardener or landscaper or any other title using a form of the word “landscape” that indicates or tends to indicate that the person is a landscape construction professional; and

(b) Using any sign, card or device that indicates or tends to indicate that the person is a landscape construction professional.

(3) A person may not operate as a landscape contracting business in this state unless the person has a valid landscape contracting business license issued pursuant to ORS 671.560 (Issuance of license).

(4) A person may not advertise or represent in any manner that the person is a landscape contracting business unless the person has a valid landscape contracting business license issued pursuant to ORS 671.560 (Issuance of license). The prohibition in this subsection includes, but is not limited to:

(a) Using the title of landscape business, landscaping business or landscape contracting business; and

(b) Using any title, sign, card or device that indicates or tends to indicate that the person is a landscape contracting business.

(5) A landscape maintenance business may use a form of the word “landscape” in the title of the business only if the title clearly indicates the maintenance nature of the business. For purposes of this subsection, the term “landscape gardening” does not indicate the maintenance nature of a landscape maintenance business.

(6) A landscape construction professional may perform landscaping work only while in the employ of a landscape contracting business licensed and bonded as required by ORS 671.510 (Short title) to 671.760 (Business income tax). If the landscape construction professional is the sole proprietor, the landscape construction professional must also obtain a license as a landscape contracting business. [1971 c.764 §3; 1973 c.832 §27; 1975 c.757 §2; 1979 c.840 §1a; 1983 c.452 §2; 1989 c.944 §1; 2003 c.659 §1; 2007 c.541 §13]

Law Review Cita­tions

16 WLR 511 (1979)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 671—Architects; Landscape Professions and Business, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors671.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 671, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano671.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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