Haw. Code R. § 16-115-9 - Authentication: preparation or supervision of design and observation of construction

Current through February, 2022

(a) All plans, specifications, maps, reports, surveys, descriptions, and every sheet in a set of design drawings prepared by or under the supervision of a licensed professional engineer, architect, land surveyor, or landscape architect shall be stamped with the authorized seal or stamp when filed with public officials. Below the seal or stamp, the authentication shall state "This work was prepared by me or under my supervision", be signed by the licensee, and state the expiration date of the license, as follows:

THIS WORK WAS PREPARED BY ME OR UNDER MY SUPERVISION.

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Signature Expiration Date of the License

Provided that where applicable, the form of authentication shall be as determined by the rules of the land court, the statute relating to file plans, or other legal authorities relating to maps, surveys, descriptions, etc.

(b) In addition to the requirements of subsection (a), when applications are made for building or construction permits involving public safety or health, all plans and specifications in connection therewith shall bear the authorized seal or stamp of the duly licensed professional engineer, architect, or landscape architect charged with observation of construction pursuant to sections 464-4 and 464-5, HRS. Below the seal or stamp, the authentication shall state "Construction of this project will be under my observation", be signed by the licensee, and state the expiration date of the license, as follows:

CONSTRUCTION OF THIS PROJECT WILL BE UNDER MY OBSERVATION.

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Signature Expiration Date of the License

(c) Where the licensed professional engineer, architect, or landscape architect has responsibility for design and observation of construction, the authentication shall state "This work was prepared by me or under my supervision and construction of this project will be under my observation", be signed by the licensee, and state the expiration date of the license, as follows:

THIS WORK WAS PREPARED BY ME OR UNDER MY SUPERVISION AND CONSTRUCTION OF THIS PROJECT WILL BE UNDER MY OBSERVATION.

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Signature Expiration Date of the License

(d) In the event the licensed professional engineer, architect, or landscape architect whose seal or stamp and signature appear in connection with the statement in subsection (b) or (c) concerning observation of construction has been removed, replaced, or is otherwise unable to discharge the licensee's duties, the licensed professional engineer, architect, or landscape architect shall so notify the appropriate public official(s) in writing within fifteen days. The notification shall include the name, if known, of the licensed professional engineer, architect, or landscape architect charged with continuing the construction observation.
(e) All signatures required under this section shall be original. The use of rubber signature stamps, or computer-generated or other facsimile_signatures is prohibited.

Notes

Haw. Code R. § 16-115-9
[Eff 8/29/94; am and comp 10/26/01; am and comp 5/23/13] (Auth: HRS §§ 464-7, 464-11) (Imp: HRS §§ 464-7, 464-11)

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