As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:
Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 20-299
- Automatic fire sprinkler system layout: means preparing and designing shop drawings to be used for the installation, alteration or modification of an automatic fire sprinkler system. See Connecticut General Statutes 20-299
- Board: means the State Board of Examiners for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors appointed under the provisions of §. See Connecticut General Statutes 20-299
- Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
(1) “Professional engineer” means a person who is qualified by reason of his knowledge of mathematics, the physical sciences and the principles of engineering, acquired by professional education and practical experience, to engage in engineering practice, including rendering or offering to render to clients any professional service such as consultation, investigation, evaluation, planning, design or responsible supervision of construction, in connection with any public or privately-owned structures, buildings, machines, equipment, processes, works or projects in which the public welfare or the safeguarding of life, public health or property is concerned or involved;
(2) “Land surveyor” means a person who is qualified by knowledge of mathematics, physical and applied sciences and the principles of land surveying, and who is licensed under this chapter to practice or offer to practice the profession of land surveying, including, but not limited to: (A) Measuring, evaluating or mapping elevations, topography, planimetric features or land areas of any portion of the earth’s surface; (B) determining positions of points with respect to appropriate horizontal or vertical datums in order to establish control networks for topographic, planimetric or cadastral mapping; (C) measuring, evaluating, mapping, monumenting or otherwise marking on the ground, property boundary lines, interior lot lines of subdivisions, easements, rights-of-way or street lines; (D) measuring, evaluating, mapping or marking on the ground, the horizontal location of existing or proposed buildings, structures or other improvements with respect to property boundary lines, building, setback, zoning or restriction lines, existing or proposed interior lot lines, easements, rights-of-way or street lines; (E) measuring, evaluating, mapping or reporting the vertical location of existing or proposed buildings, structures or other improvements with respect to vertical reference surfaces, including base flood elevations; (F) measuring, evaluating, mapping or reporting the location of existing or proposed buildings, structures or other improvements or their surrounding topography with respect to flood insurance rate mapping or federal emergency management agency mapping; (G) measuring or mapping inland wetland boundaries delineated by a soil scientist; (H) creating or mapping surveys required for condominiums or planned communities meeting the requirements of § 47-228; (I) monumenting or otherwise marking on the ground, property subject to development rights, vertical unit boundaries, horizontal unit boundaries, leasehold real property or limited common elements described in § 47-228; (J) evaluating or designing the horizontal or vertical alignment of roads in conjunction with the layout and mapping of a subdivision; (K) measuring, evaluating or mapping areas under the earth’s surface and the beds of bodies of water;
(3) “Automatic fire sprinkler system layout technician” means a person, licensed by the Department of Consumer Protection pursuant to this chapter, to design automatic fire sprinkler system layouts;
(4) “Automatic fire sprinkler system layout” means preparing and designing shop drawings to be used for the installation, alteration or modification of an automatic fire sprinkler system;
(5) “National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies” means a nationally recognized organization which determines the qualifications of automatic fire sprinkler system layout technicians through a series of standardized examinations; and
(6) “Board” means the State Board of Examiners for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors appointed under the provisions of § 20-300.