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South Dakota Board of Technical Professions

Laws & Rules

Technical Professions (Professional Engineers, Architects, Land Surveyors, Landscape Architects and Petroleum Release Services)

Exemptions from Technical Professions

Building and Design Professionals

Construction Administration

Technical Professions (Professional Engineers, Architects, Land Surveyors, Landscape Architects and Petroleum Release Services)

South Dakota laws and rules pertaining to regulation of professional engineers, architects, land surveyors, landscape architects and petroleum release services include:

South Dakota Codified Law (SDCL) Chapter 36-18A

Administrative Rules of South Dakota (ARSD) Article 20:38

Blue Book - Handbook of South Dakota Codified Law (SDCL) Chapter 36-18A and Administrative Rule of South Dakota (ARSD) Article 20:38 (Adobe PDF format)

Building Officials Manual

Exemptions from Technical Professions Requirements

SDCL 36-18A-9 - Exemptions from technical professional requirements, see the Blue Book

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Building and Design Professionals

South Dakota Codified Laws (SDCL) and Administrative Rules of South Dakota (ARSD) pertaining specifically to building and design professionals include:

SDCL 36-18A-1(1): Definition of Building "Alteration," see Blue Book

SDCL 36-18A-1(6): Definition of "Building or Floor Area," see Blue Book

SDCL 36-18A-2: "Practice of architecture" defined, see Blue Book

SDCL 36-18A-3: "Practice of engineering" defined, see Blue Book

SDCL 36-18A-9(6) and 36-18A-9(8): "Exemptions," see Blue Book

SDCL 36-18A-10: Buildings with multiple occupancy types, see Blue Book

SDCL 36-18A-13: Incidental cross-practice by architects and engineers, see Blue Book

SDCL 36-18A-45: Seals, signatures and certifications, see Blue Book

SDCL 36-18A-46: Construction administration services, see Blue Book

SDCL 36-18A-70: Building officials shall require certified plans, see Blue Book

ARSD 20:38:37:01: Seals, see Blue Book

ARSD 20:38:37:02: Prime professional, see Blue Book

ARSD 20:38:37:03: Construction administration services, see Blue Book

ARSD 20:38:37:04: Combining professional services, see Blue Book

ARSD 20:38:37:06: Services on exempt projects or for exempt entities

ARSD 20:38:38: Fire protection systems, see Blue Book

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Construction Administration

SDCL 36-18A-1 (9) - Definition of construction administration, see Blue Book

SDCL 36-18A-46 - Construction administration services to be provided by architect or engineer, see Blue Book

ARSD 20:38:37:02 - Prime professional, see Blue Book

ARSD 20:38:37:03 - Construction administration services, see Blue Book