Since its inception in 1937, the Nebraska Board of Engineers and Architects has served the citizens of Nebraska by overseeing the laws and rules which govern the practice of engineering and architecture in the state in order to safeguard life, health, property and promote the public welfare.

News and Events:

Next Regular Board Meeting:
January 16, 2015

New Before You Build brochure available

The Before You Build brochure has been updated and reprinted. You can view online
or email rachel.fetterman@nebraska.gov to request printed copies.

Changes to Certificate of Authorization fees

The Board of Engineers and Architects voted at its August meeting to revise the fee system for organizations providing architectural and engineering services effective January 1, 2015. A tiered fee structure based upon the number of licensees employed was adopted. More details and explanation will be included in the fall newsletter.


Application Fee

Renewal Fee

1-5 licensees



6-10 licensees









Public Works Exemption adjustment

Effective July 1, 2014, public works projects which expenditures for the complete project does not exceed $109,000 will be considered exempt from the Act. This was adjusted by the annual Consumer Price Index published by the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics as required by § 81-3445, § 81-3449 and § 81-3453.

LB 665 closed

LB 665 was introduced by Senator Krist to the Legislature’s Health & Human Services Committee.  Senator Krist worked with interested parties resulting in eight amendments to LB 665.  While the legislative bill did not advance from Committee, the bill and amendments are available online on the Nebraska Legislature's website.  The Senator plans to introduce a revised E&A bill to the Health & Human Services Committee with the 2015 Session.


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