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WVC 30 - 22 - 22 §30-22-22. Exemptions from article.

(a) Nothing in this article shall prohibit any professional engineer, professional surveyor, or forester licensed or registered under the provisions of this code from providing services for which they are licensed or registered.

(b) Nothing in this article shall prohibit any architect licensed or registered under the provisions of this code from performing any of the services included within the definition of the practice of landscape architecture as set forth in subsection (m), section four of this article when incidental to the practice of architecture as defined in article twelve of this chapter.

(c) Nothing in this article shall prohibit a nursery person, agriculturist, horticulturist, gardener, landscape designer, landscape contractor, grader, cultivator of land, garden or lawn caretaker from engaging in the occupation of growing or marketing nursery stock, preparing planting plans, installing plant material, providing drawings or graphic diagrams necessary for the proper layout of goods or materials, or arranging for the installation of goods or materials on private or public land.

(d) Nothing in this article shall prohibit state, county, city or other municipal, urban or regional planners and designers from preparing plans or diagrams necessary to the planning, design and management of communities or regions.

(e) Nothing in this article shall prohibit an individual from making landscape plans, drawings or specifications for property owned, leased or rented by the individual for his or her personal use.

(f) Only licensed landscape architects shall use the title, "Landscape Architect", or other similar words or titles which implies licensure.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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