Or. Admin. R. 808-003-0720 - Change to Limited Licenses, Generally

(1) Landscape construction professionals holding limited licenses may change that phase of license by passing additional sections of the exam. Licensees shall register through the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) to take specific specialty sections of the practical skills exam as required in OAR 808-003-0910 or obtain their candidate identification number from the agency to register with PSI to take the conventionalexam.
(2) To change a license to a Standard license:
(a) Holders of a Sod & Seed License or Tree license must pass:
(A) The following conventional exam sections: Plants and Turf, Design, Grading and Drainage, and Hardscaping sections,or
(B) Common Core, Softscape Installation, and Hardscape Installation sections of the practical skills exam and the Plants and Turf andDesign, Grading and Drainage mini conventional exam sections; or
(C) A combination of conventional exam sections and practical skills exam sections and mini conventional exam sectionsas stated in OAR 808-003-0750.
(b) Holders of a Planting license must pass the written Hardscaping exam section.
(A) The conventional Hardscaping exam section; or
(B) The Common Core and the Hardscape Installation section of the practical skills exam.
(3) To change to a Planting License holders ofa Sod & Seed license or a Tree license must pass:
(a) The following conventional exam sections: Plants and Turf and Design, Grading and Drainage, or
(b) Common Core andSoftscape Installtaionsections of the practical skills exam and the Plants and Turf andDesign, Grading and Drainage mini conventional exam sections; or
(c) A combination of conventional exam sections and practical skills exam sections and mini conventionalexam sections as stated in OAR 808-003-0750.
(4) To change a license to an All Phase Plus Backflow license:
(a) Holders of a Sod & Seed license or Tree license must pass:
(A) The following conventional exam sections: Plants and Turf, Design, Grading and Drainage, Hardscaping, Irrigation, and Backflow; or
(B) The Backflow section of the conventional exam and the Common Core, Softscape Installation, Hardscape Installation, and Irrigation sections of the practical skills exam and the Plants and Turf, Design, Grading and Drainge and Irrigation mini conventional exam sections; or
(C) A combination of conventional exam sections and practical skills exam sections and mini conventional exam sectionsas stated in OAR 808-003-0750.
(b) Holders of a Planting license must pass:
(A) The following conventional exam sections: Hardscaping, Irrigation and Backflow exam sections; or
(B) The Backflow section of the conventional exam and the Common Core, and Irrigation sections of the practical skills exam and theIrrigation mini conventional exam sections; or
(C) A combination of conventional exam sections and practical skills exam sections and mini conventional exam sectionsas stated in OAR 808-003-0750.
(5) To add Planting to holders of an Irrigation plus Backflow license the landscape construction professional must pass:
(a) The following conventional exam sections: Plants and Turf and Design, Grading and Drainage sections; or
(b) The Common Core and Softscape Installation sections of the practical skills exam and the Plants and Turf and Design, Grading and Drainage mini conventional exam sections; or
(c) A combination of conventional exam sections and practical skills exam sections and mini conventional exam sections as stated in OAR 808-003-0750.
(6) To add Irrigation plus Backflow to holders of a Planting license the landscape construction professional must pass:
(a) The following conventional exam sections: Irrigation and Backflow; or
(b) The Backflow section of the conventional exam and the Common Core and Irrigationsections of the practical skills exam and the Irrigaton mini conventional exam section; or
(c) A combination of conventional exam sections and practical skillsexam section and mini conventional exam sections as stated in OAR 808-003-0750.
(7) An arborist phase of license may be added to any other phase of license, except a modified phase of license. The landscape construction professional seeking to add an arborist phase of license, must submit verification of a current certification with the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) as a Certified Arborist.
(8) A modified license phase, may be only changed to another phase of license as stated in OAR 808-003-0503.
(9) Any limited license phase may only be changed to a modified license phase by submitting a request tothe Board. A change from a limited license phase to a modified license phase requires the landscape construction professional and landscape contracting business to follow all the rules of a modified license phase.

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 808-003-0720
LCB 2-2016, f. & cert. ef. 5/23/2016; LCB 1-2019, amend filed 01/28/2019, effective 2/1/2019; LCB 8-2020, temporary amend filed 07/24/2020, effective 8/1/2020 through 1/27/2021; LCB 11-2020, amend filed 12/02/2020, effective 1/1/2021; LCB 7-2021, amend filed 11/23/2021, effective 12/1/2021

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 671.670 & ORS 670.310

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 671.560, ORS 671.561 & ORS 671.570

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