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Maryland Board for Professional Land Surveyors

Welcome to our home page. The Board for Professional Land Surveyors qualifies and licenses individuals seeking licensure and issues permits to business entities through which land surveying is practiced. The Board regulates the practice of surveying under the provisions of Business Occupations and Professions Article, Annotated Code of Maryland, Title 15 and the Code of Maryland Regulations, Title 9, Subtitle 13. The Board investigates complaints against licensees, as well as complaints related to unlicensed practice. The Board may issue a reprimand, suspend or revoke a license or permit, and/or impose a fine.

News and Updates

All applicants for licensure from the Board for Professional Land Surveyors are required to meet and present all qualifications to apply for an original license from the Maryland board. The state of Maryland does not have a reciprocal process to gain licensure.

Effective October 3, 2018, prior board approval is not required for candidates to take the Fundamentals of Surveying Exam. See details under the Exams tab.

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Maryland Law and Storm Drain Examinations

The Board for Professional Land Surveyors has scheduled the following exams:

Storm Drain and Road Grade Design – December 7, 2018 at 8:00 a.m.
Maryland Law and Ethics Issues – December 7, 2018, at 1:00 p.m.

The cutoff to submit applications to take the exams is November 28, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. For further information see our exam page or contact the Board Specialist at 410-230-6256.

Proposed Regulations Currently Open for Public Comment

None at this time.

Contact the BoardContact the Board
Maryland Board for Professional Land Surveyors
500 N. Calvert Street, Room 308
Baltimore, Maryland 21202-3651
Fax: 410-962-8483