(1) Design services
which may be performed by designers are the preparation of plans and
specifications, consultation, investigation, and evaluation in connection with
the preparation of plans and specifications in those fields and subfields set
forth in sub. (2).
the design of engineering systems shall be issued in the following fields and
(a) The field of heating,
ventilation and air conditioning systems.
(b) The field of plumbing systems.
(c) The subfield of private onsite wastewater
(d) The field of
(e) The field
of fire protection systems.
(3) Permit numbers shall designate the fields
or subfield to which permits are restricted.
(4) Designers may not perform design services
in those fields or subfield for which they do not hold a permit, unless the
designer or building involved is exempt under ss.
(a) A master plumber's license restricted to
private onsite wastewater treatment systems issued pursuant to s.
Stats., shall be deemed equivalent to 4 years of approved experience in
designing private onsite wastewater treatment systems. The mathematics and
mechanical science portions of the examination for the subfield of private
onsite wastewater treatment systems may be waived for an applicant who holds
the license. An applicant who does not hold that license shall take the
mathematics, mechanical science, and practice portions of the examination for
the subfield of private onsite wastewater treatment systems.
(b) A plumbing design permit in the subfield
of private onsite wastewater treatment systems shall be limited to the design
of septic tanks for private onsite wastewater treatment systems, drain fields
designed to serve septic tanks, and the sewer service from the septic tank or
sewer extensions from mains to the immediate inside or proposed inside
foundation wall of the building.
Wis. Admin. Code Examining Board of Architects, Landscape Architects, Professional Engineers, Designers, and Professional Land Surveyors § A-E 5.06
Cr. Register, February,
1987, No. 374, eff. 3-1-87; am. (1), (2) (intro.), (a) and (b), (3) and (4),
renum. (2) (c) and (d) to be (2) (d) and (e) and am., cr. (2) (c) and (6),
Register, October, 1991, No. 430, eff. 11-1-91; am. (2) (a), (b) and (d), r.
(5), Register, January, 1999, No. 517, eff. 2-1-99.
Amended by, CR 20-014: am. (1), (2) (intro.),
May 2021 No. 785, eff. 6/1/2021