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To safeguard the public life, safety welfare and property the State of North Carolina requires that individuals who practice architecture and engineering be properly licensed.   Answers and illustrations to frequent questions are provided for clarity – detailed reviewed of the North Carolina Building Code, the General Statutes and Rules of the State Boards of Architecture & Registered Interior Designers and Engineering are necessary. Refer to the following document for guidance:


This is a joint publication of the NC Board of Architecture and Registered Interior Designers and the NC Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors. Originally published 2003.  Revised 2016, 2022, 10/2023.


NOTE NEW BOARD ADDRESS.  434 Fayetteville St. Suite 2005 Raleigh, NC 27601