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The Architects (Landscape) Act

View the entire at Architects (Landscape) Act.

Following are excerpts from Section 11 and 12 of the Architects Landscape Act.

11.  Objects

The objects of the British Columbia Society of Landscape Architects are:

  1. to uphold public health, safety and welfare as it relates to the professional practice of landscape architecture in British Columbia;
  2. to nurture and further the professional application of landscape architectural knowledge and technique as it relates to the planning, design, development, preservation, protection, restoration, reclamation, rehabilitation, enhancement and management of the environment;
  3. to advance landscape architectural knowledge and technique;
  4. to further and maintain proper standards of professional landscape architectural practice in British Columbia.

12.  Designation

  1. A person who is a member in good standing of the society is entitled to use the designation "Landscape Architect".
  2. A person who is not a member in good standing of the society must not assume or use that designation in any manner or represent that the person is entitled to do so.

BC Society Act

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BC Society Act Regulations

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Professional Governance Act

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BC Employment Standards Act

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BC Builders Lien Act

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Bylaws & Standards

BCSLA Bylaws

Download the BCSLA BYLAWS (Am. April 20, 2024)
Download the BCSLA Standards Of Professional Conduct and Practice  (Am. 2010)

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Project: Hanley Residence
Landscape Architect / Firm: LeFrank & Associates Ltd.
Location: Brentwood Bay, British Columbia
Photo Credit: David Hollebone