Or. Admin. R. 806-020-0020 - [Effective until 1/2/2024] Responsibility to the Public

(1) The architect or architectural firm shall at all times recognize the primary obligation is to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public in the practice of architecture. If, in the architect's or architectural firm's professional judgment, health, safety, and welfare may be endangered, the employer or client shall be informed of the possible consequences. The architect or architectural firm shall also notify involved building officials and the Board.
(2) An architect or architectural firm shall use a written contract when contracting to provide professional services to a client. That written contract is to be executed by the architect or architectural firm and the client, or his or her representative, prior to the architect or architectural firm commencing work, unless the client knowingly states in writing that work may be commenced before the contract is executed. The written contract is to include, but not be limited to, all of the following items:
(a) A description of services to be provided by the architect or architectural firm to the client.
(b) A description of any basis of compensation applicable to the contract and method of payment agreed upon by both parties.
(c) The name, address, and registration number of the architect or architectural firm and the name and address of the client.
(3) 806-020-0020(2) shall not apply to any of the following:
(a) Professional services rendered by an architect or architectural firm for which the client will not pay compensation.
(b) If the client knowingly states in writing, after full disclosure of the requirements of this section, that a contract that complies with these requirements is not necessary.
(c) Professional services rendered by an architect or architectural firm to a professional engineer registered to practice engineering.

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 806-020-0020
AE 1-1983, f. & ef. 1-12-83; AE 1-1996, f. 1-23-96, cert. ef. 2-1-96; BAE 1-1999, f. & cert. ef. 3-25-99; BAE 7-2001, f. & cert. ef. 10-24-01; BAE 6-2005, f. & cert. ef. 12-13-05; BAE 2-2019, amend filed 04/10/2019, effective 5/1/2019

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 671.125

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 671.060

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