Licensee was charged with violating Section 471.033(1)(g), Florida Statutes, and Rule 61G15-19.001(4), Florida Administrative Code, negligence in the practice of engineering. Licensee signed, dated, and sealed engineering documents incorrectly identifying a parcel of land as being in a flood zone, requiring FEMA insurance, when it was not.
Ruling: The case was presented to the full Board upon a Settlement Stipulation. The Board imposed a Reprimand on his license, an administrative fine of $1,000, costs of $3,169.65, and successful completion of the Board’s Study Guide and an online ethics course. Final Order was filed April 25, 2023.
Violation: Section 471.033(1)(g), Florida Statutes, and Rule 61G15-19.001(4), Florida Administrative Code