• Proctors Needed for October's Exams

    Fall’s exams are upon us and the Board would like you to be a part! Mr. Tony Estrada, Executive Director, and the Board office staff are in need of six volunteers to help proctor the exams being held October…
  • Exams in October

    Please be notified that the Board’s recent rule change regarding the RPLS Exam will tentatively take effect in 2015. The exam being held October 24, 2014 will not be subject to the changes made in the new rule amendment.…
  • Next Board Meeting

    The next meeting of the Texas Board of Professional Land Surveying will be held at the Annual TSPS Meeting at the Westin Galleria in Houston, Texas (5060 West Alabama / Houston, Texas  77056) on October 16, 2014 at 1:30 pm. Any…

What’s New:

9/3/2014: Proctors Needed for October’s Exams

Fall’s exams are upon us and the Board would like you to be a part! Read more…

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 7/3/2014: Rule Change Regarding RPLS Exam

Please be notified that the Board’s recent rule change regarding the RPLS Exam will tentatively take effect in 2015. Read more…

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5/28/2014: Proposed Rules Published February 2014 adopted at May Board Meeting

The proposed rules published in the Texas Register on February 21, 2014 were adopted by the Board at the quarterly meeting on May 16, 2014. Read more…

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Computer-Based Testing and the Fundamentals of Surveying Exam

This month, NCEES will offer the last pencil-and-paper administration of the Fundamentals of Surveying (FS) examinations. Read more…

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Clarification of New Board Rule: Use of Firm Registration Number

Many of you have asked for clarification regarding rule 661.57(1), “a firm shall not offer land surveying services to the public unless the offer of services contains the Firm Registration Certificate number.” Read more…

 

Statewide Goal

The priority goal will be to ensure that Texas consumers are effectively and efficiently served by high quality professionals and businesses by setting clear standards, maintaining compliance and seeking market-based solutions.

The Mission

The mission of the Texas Board of Professional Land Surveying is to protect the residents of Texas by regulating, licensing and renewing the licenses of only competent surveyors; surveyors able to provide accurate surveys which will result in the orderly use of our physical environment.

The Philosophy

The Texas Board of Professional Land Surveying will license only competent surveyors and will regulate the practice of surveying. We will manage our resources as efficiently and effectively as possible with a commitment to excellence.