Statutes & Rules

All registrants are expected to know the laws that affect their professions. The Texas Board of Architectural Examiners makes available a printed version of the statutes and rules (see below) which can be mailed upon request for a cost-recovery charge.

To learn more about specific rules, visit the FAQ's to find some quick answers.

Please note that Statute Chapter 1051 includes statutes for all three professions as well as statutes specific to the practice of architecture.


  • Administrative rules     (printer friendly ver)

  • Architects
  • Architect statute Chapter 1051
  • Architect rules     (printer friendly ver)

  • Registered Interior Designers
  • Interior Design statute Chapter 1053
  • Registered Interior Designer rules     (printer friendly ver)

  • Landscape Architects
  • Landscape Architect statute Chapter 1052
  • Landscape Architect rules     (printer friendly ver)
  • The mission of the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners (TBAE) is to serve the State of Texas by protecting and preserving the health, safety, and welfare of the Texans who live, work, and play in the built environment through the regulation of the practice of architecture, landscape architecture, and interior design.

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