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Landscape Architect


A New York licensed landscape architect provides services related to the development of land areas. This includes preparing drawings and specifications in conformance with governing codes and regulations to ensure that land use, plant materials, grading, drainage, and the location and settings for structures and other improvements are appropriate.

Licensing Requirements

Generally, a New York licensed landscape architect has earned licensure by completing a four-year professional landscape architecture degree and four years of experience. Other combinations of education and experience may also be acceptable for licensure. These professionals have also passed the national landscape architecture licensing examination.


The fee for licensure and first registration is $294.

The fee for a limited permit and three-year registration is $249.

Licenses Issued and Active

In 2018, there were 82 licenses issued for this occupation.
In 2019, there were 86 licenses issued for this occupation.

As of July 1, 2020, there were 899 active licenses for this occupation.

Licensing Authority

New York State Education Department
Office of the Professions
State Board for Landscape Architecture
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12234
Phone: (518) 474-3817 Press 1 then Ext. 110
Fax: (518) 486-2981
Email: [email protected]

Standard Occupational Classification

17-1012 - Landscape Architects
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Additional Information

American Society of Landscape Architects
636 Eye Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20001-3736
Phone: (202) 898-2444
Fax: (202) 898-1185


Fees stated and other information contained in this report are subject to change. Please contact the licensing authority listed above for the most current information.

This page was last updated on 12/21/20.

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