board of Architecture and Interior Design
Definition of Occupation and Class Codes
AA and AR - An "architect" renders or offers services in connection with the design and construction of a structure or group of structures which have as their principal purpose as human habitation or use, and the utilization of space within and surrounding such structures. These services include planning, providing preliminary study designs, drawings and specifications, job-site inspection, and administration of construction contracts. AA is a business and AR is an individual.
ID and IB - An "interior designer" designs, consults, studies, draws, and manages design construction contracts relating to nonstructural interior elements of a building or structure. A "nonstructural element" means an element which does not require structural bracing and which is something other than a load-bearing wall, load-bearing column, or other load-bearing element of a building or structure which is essential to the structural integrity of the building. "Interior design" includes, but is not limited to: reflected ceiling plans, space planning, furnishings, and the fabrication of nonstructural elements within and surrounding interior spaces of buildings. "Reflected ceiling plan" means a ceiling design plan which is laid out as if it were projected downward and which may include lighting and other elements. "Space planning" means the analysis, programming, or design of spacial requirements, including preliminary space layouts and final planning. "Interior design" specifically excludes the design of or the responsibility for architectural and engineering work, except for specification of fixtures and their location within interior spaces. IB is a business and ID is an individual.