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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

An applicant must file an application for licensure/registration with the New York State Education Department, Office of the Professsions, to practice as a landscape architect in New York State. The latest information and requirements for licensure are available on the New York State Education Department's Office of the Professions website at:

Fees: (as of April 7, 2014)

The fee for licensure and first registration is $294.

Licenses Issued and Active

In 2012, there were 58 licenses issued for this occupation.
In 2013, there were 64 licenses issued for this occupation.

Licensing Authority

New York State Education Department
Education Building
Division of Professional Licensing Services
Landscape Architecture Unit
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12234
Phone: (518) 474-3817 Ext. 250

Standard Occupational Classification

17-1012 - Landscape Architects
To learn more about this occupation search the Occupational Information Network (O*Net).

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 12/4/14.

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