• Application Checklist

    Attention RPLS and Reciprocal Exam applicants! The Board has released it’s checklist for the review of sample surveys. This checklist gives an applicant detailed, step-by-step information about what is required of the sample surveys you submit with your application.…
  • 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 on December 12, 2014 at 12100 Park 35 Circle (the TCEQ Complex) in Building A, Room 173 at 9 am. Any RPLS/LSLS that attends the…

What’s New:

10/29/2014: Notice from McKissock

Please note that if you received any correspondence from a group named MCKISSOCK out of Pennsylvania, disregard the expiration date listed. All land surveying licenses expire December 31. The renewal period begins November 1.

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10/21/2014: License Renewal Begins November 1

The window for the 2015 license renewals opens on November 1 and closes on December 31.  The following information should ensure that the renewal process will go smoothly for you or your company. 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.