1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Education
  4. Title 8: The Professions
  5. Article 148: Landscape Architecture


Section 7326 Exempt persons

Education (EDN)

This article shall not be construed to affect or prevent:

  a. The preparation of details and shop drawings by persons, other than landscape architects, for use in connection with the execution of their work;

  b. Employees of those lawfully practicing as landscape architects under the provisions of this article from acting under the instruction, control or supervision of their employers;

  c. Supervision by builders, or superintendents employed by such builders, of the installation of landscape projects; or

  d. Business conducted in this state by any agriculturist, horticulturist, tree expert, arborist, forester, nurseryman or landscape nurseryman, gardener, landscape gardener, landscape contractor, garden or lawn caretaker or grader or cultivator of land, as these terms are generally used, except that no such person shall use the designation landscape architect, landscape architectural or landscape architecture unless licensed under this article.

  e. Employment of any person as a junior or assistant landscape architect by the City of New York in a position the title of which was approved and in use as of July first, nineteen hundred seventy-one, provided such person acts under the general supervision of a licensed landscape architect.

  f. The practice of architecture by an architect licensed in this state, or the practice of engineering or land surveying by an engineer or land surveyor licensed in this state, provided that no such architect, engineer or land surveyor shall use the designation "landscape architect," "landscape architectural" or "landscape architecture" unless licensed as a landscape architect in this state.