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  • Welcome to the Landscape Contractors Board of Oregon
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    Created in 1972, the State Landscape Contractors Board (LCB) licenses landscape contracting businesses and landscape construction professionals.  Landscape construction professionals must meet experience and/or education requirements and pass a competency exam.  Landscape contracting businesses must obtain a surety bond, submit evidence of liability insurance and employ or be owned by a licensed landscape construction professional. 
     
CURRENT TOPICS ANNOUNCEMENTS
HOW TO BECOME LICENSED
Are you interested in a career in landscape construction? Click below for a step by step process on how to become licensed to do landscape work in the state of Oregon.

How to Become Licensed

 

LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION PROFESSIONAL EXA​M
If you are currently in the exam process or wanting to become licensed, please be sure to review the exam information.

 

COMMUNITY PRESENTATION PROGRAM FOR LCB LICENSEES - EARN CEH

This is a new effort to allow LCB individual licensees to earn CEH credit for providing presentations to community groups, classes, churches, neighborhood associations, fraternal organizations, garden centers, home shows, senior centers and other groups in your local area.  Licensees who follow the process will have the chance to earn 1 hour of CEH for every hour (or 50 minutes) of presentation time as well as 2 hours of preparation time for the first presentation given.
 
 
CONSIDERING RETIRING?  SELLIING YOUR BUSINESS?
Recently more licensees are retiring from the industry that are actively operating a landscaping business. There have also been more landscape contracting businesses being sold.  We want to help you understand your options regarding your license status.  
Click here for more information.​
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KEEP UP TO DATE WITH THE LCB
LCB on facebook
We have joined the Facebook family! Whether you are a consumer looking for a licensed landscape contracting business, a licensee or another agency..."like" our page and keep up to date with the current happenings at the LCB.
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NEXT LCB MEETING
The next LCB Board Meeting will be held August 20, 2015 at the LCB Office in Salem Oregon.  This meeting will be by conference call.
 
Meeting Notice: (click here)
Agenda: (click here)
 
The following LCB Board meeting will be held: September 18, 2015.  The meeting will be at Ewing Irrigation, 1013 Paiute Way, Bend, Oregon.  You can earn CEH by attending this meeting.  
 
PROPOSED RULE CHANGES
The Board is proposing several rule amendments.  These changes clarify written advertising includes vehicles and trailers and contracts and proposals and the requirement that the license number in the ad be legible and clearly visible.  Allows resignation of licenses to be approved by staff.  Adds mulching materials as part of planting when plants are being installed.  Updates rule regarding a new license upon a change of entity to match the law.  The rule hearing will be held July 16, 2015 at 9:00am at the LCB office. 
Click here for the rule language.​​

2015 LEGISLATIVE UPDATE
LCB FINANCIAL INFORMATION​