(1)  An architect may only affix the architect’s seal to a plan and a specification when the plan and the specification:

(a)  was personally prepared by the architect;

(b)  was prepared by an employee, subordinate, associate, or drafter under the supervision of a licensee, provided the licensee or a principal affixing his seal assumes responsibility;

(c)  was prepared by a licensed architect, professional engineer, or professional structural engineer in this state or any other state provided:

(i)  the licensee in this state affixing the seal performs a thorough review of all work for compliance with all applicable laws and rules and the standards of the profession; and

(ii)  makes any necessary corrections before submitting the final plan and specification:

(A)  to a building official for the purpose of obtaining a building permit; or

(B)  to a client who has contracted with an architect for the design of a building, when the architect represents, or could reasonably expect the client to consider, the plans and a specification to be complete and final;

(d)  was prepared in part by a licensed architect, professional engineer, or professional structural engineer in this state or any other state provided:

(i)  the licensee in this state clearly identifies that portion of the plans and specification for which the licensee is responsible;

(ii)  the licensee in this state affixing the seal performs a thorough review of that portion of the plan and specification for which the licensee is responsible for compliance with the standards of the profession; and

(iii)  makes any necessary corrections before submitting the final plan and specification for which the licensee is responsible:

(A)  to a building official for the purpose of obtaining a building permit; or

(B)  to a client who has contracted with an architect for the design of a building, when the architect represents, or could reasonably expect the client to consider, the plans and specifications to be complete and final;

(e)  was prepared by a person exempt from licensure as an architect, professional engineer, or professional structural engineer provided that:

(i)  the licensee in this state affixing the seal performs a thorough review for compliance with all applicable laws and rules and the standards of the profession; and

(ii)  makes any necessary corrections before submitting the final plan and specification:

(A)  to a building official for the purpose of obtaining a building permit; or

(B)  to a client who has contracted with an architect for the design of a building, when the architect represents, or could reasonably expect the client to consider, the plan and specification to be complete and final; or

(f)  meet any additional requirements established by rule by the division in collaboration with the board.

Enacted by Chapter 260, 1996 General Session