Events

July 3, 2020
Independence Day Holiday
The agency will be closed.

July 9, 2020, 10 a.m.
PE Ethics Webinar

The Board is offering these free ethics webinars to assist license holders with meeting their ethics requirement. Each webinar provides an up-to-date overview of agency activities, case studies, and a review of professional ethics topics.
Registration is open.

July 15, 2020
Registration deadline for the October 16, 2020 RCP, RPLS and LSLS Exams.

If you have already paid the exam fee for the April or June exams, the fee will be applied to the Friday, October 16, 2020 exam. If you choose not to sit for the exam in October, then your exam fee will be refunded.

August 19-20, 2020
TBPELS Committee and Board Meetings

Agendas and meeting information pending.

News

TBPELS Office Closed due to COVID-19 Pandemic
In order to do our part in the fight against COVID-19, the agency office building located at 1917 S. Interstate 35, Austin, Texas, is closed for the foreseeable future. If you need to drop off paperwork in person, please use the drop box to the right of the front door. Mail is gathered daily. Processing times for any documents submitted, including public information act requests, will be delayed. Staff is teleworking. Send your emails to info@pels.texas.gov This email is monitored throughout the day during normal work hours. Your message will be routed and responded to by the appropriate department. Refer to this page for all agency operations affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic. https://engineers.texas.gov/covid19.htm

Governor Abbott Appoints New Public Board Member
Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Marguerite “Margo” McClinton Stoglin, Ph.D. to the Board for a term set to expire on September 26, 2025. Press Release

Request for RPLS Qualifications Needed
TBPELS is seeking qualifications for up to 3 Registered Professional Land Surveyors (RPLS) to perform technical reviews and analysis of the compliance of surveys and surveying work products with the Board Acts and Rules. Refer to this RFQ document: RFQ_RPLS.pdf

Engineering & Surveying Board Merger
HB1523 created the Texas Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors. This is a merger of both the engineering (TBPE) and surveying (TBPLS) boards. For more information please visit our TBPELS Merger page. Existing websites will continue to be in place until a combined website is ready:

 

Resources

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