The primary statute that applies to architects is the Illinois Architecture Practice Act. There are also extensive administrative regulations. The law and regulations include:
The government has declared that the practice of architecture affects the public interest and that regulation protects the health, safety, and welfare of the public and promotes public confidence. Only qualified persons who meet specific requirements are permitted to practice as architects in Illinois. IDFPR offers several architecture licenses:
The Illinois Architecture Act contains numerous types of conduct that can warrant disciplinary action. Examples of issues that are regulated by Act and the corresponding administrative rules include:
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