ORS 671.570¹
Qualifications for landscape construction professional license
  • fee
  • rules

(1) Each person applying for a landscape construction professional license must:

(a) Pay a nonrefundable application fee.

(b) Pay an examination fee.

(c) Pay to the State Landscape Contractors Board the landscape construction professional license fee required by ORS 671.650 (License fees).

(d) Pass an examination, which the board shall offer at least once each six months, to determine the fitness of the applicant for licensing and within 10 years before the day the application for a license is made:

(A) Have at least 24 months of employment with a landscape contracting business; or

(B) Have at least 12 months of employment with a landscape contracting business and one full year of training in an area related to landscaping at an accredited school or college.

(e) Be employed by, or own, a landscape contracting business if performing landscaping work.

(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1) of this section, the board may adopt rules allowing a person who does not meet the education and experience requirements in subsection (1)(d) of this section to substitute other education and experience that demonstrate the fitness of the person for licensing as a landscape construction professional.

(3) Notwithstanding ORS 192.173 (Records and reports required by law to be in English), upon request of the applicant, the board shall make an examination that the board offers under subsection (1)(d) of this section available in a format in which instructions and questions stated in the English language are immediately followed by a Spanish language translation of those instructions and questions. [1971 c.764 §7; 1973 c.832 §29; 1975 c.757 §5; 1979 c.840 §4; 1983 c.452 §6; 1985 c.565 §92; 1987 c.414 §45a; 1997 c.327 §1; 2001 c.409 §5; 2007 c.111 §4; 2007 c.399 §6; 2007 c.541 §19b; 2015 c.652 §4; 2015 c.672 §9]

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 (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 671, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano671.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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