A public hearing concerning the Sunset Advisory Commission’s review of the Texas Board of Professional Land Surveying will be held on December 13, 2018 in the Senate Finance Committee Room, E1.036, Capitol Extension, 1400 Congress Ave., Austin, Texas, at 9:00 a.m.

The Commission will take public comments regarding the TBPLS recommendation on this date.  The agenda is as follows:

  1. Commission Decisions
  • Texas Real Estate Commission
  • Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board
  1. Staff presentation and public testimony
  • Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission
  • Texas Windstorm Insurance Association
  • Texas Board of Professional Land Surveying
  1. Other Business
  2. Adjournment

The public may provide feedback in writing before the hearing or in written or spoken testimony at the hearing. If you wish to testify at the hearing, please submit your Witness Registration card to Sunset staff at the start of the meeting.  If presenting written testimony, please provide 15 copies with your name visible in the upper right corner of each copy and turn in with your Witness Registration card.

If you wish to provide feedback in writing before the hearing, please click on the following link:



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.