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:
October 23, 2015

Continuing Education Event

We will be hosting a continuing education event on Friday, November 13, 2015. We are working to get online registration information up and running. Deb Long will be speaking on Ethics and we will be offering 4 hours of CE credit for the event.

When: Friday, November 13, 2015
Where: Scott Conference Center, Omaha
Time: 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

NCARB reduces IDP hours by a third

Effective July 1, 2015, the program will require 3,740 total hours defined by 17 experience areas. For more information, visit NCARB's website.

New officers appointed

The Board appointed Lori Krejci as Chair at their March 2015 meeting.  Other appointments included Krista Kester as Vice-Chair and Roger Helgoth as Secretary.

E&A Regulation Act revisions approved

Senator Krist introduced LB 23 to the 2015 Nebraska Legislature on January 8, 2015 modifying the Engineers and Architects Regulation Act (§§ 81-3401 to §§ 81-3455). The Governor approved it on March 19, 2015. The changes became effective August 30, 2015.

The bill can be viewed here.

New online continuing education policy

Policy 14.09 limits certain web-based education hours. More information is available here.

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.


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