Board Proposed to Amend Rules

The Board is proposing to amend the following Board Rules: 661.31, 661.55, 661.57, and 661.99. The Board is also proposing to repeal Rule 663.14 in order to renumber the rule as 663.11.

The text of the proposed changes has been published in the February 5, 2016 issue of the Texas Register. Written public comments are being accepted through March 5, 2016 and may be directed to Natalie Jackson, Texas Board of Professional Land Surveying, 12100 Park 35 Circle, Bldg. A, Rm. 156, MC-230, Austin, TX 78753. Comments may also be emailed to natalie.jackson@txls.texas.gov or faxed to 512-239-5253.

To view the Texas Register, click on this link or copy it to your browser:

http://www.sos.state.tx.us/texreg/pdf/backview/0205/0205is.pdf

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.