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December 18, 2012



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A new Website is coming for the Iowa Professional Licensing Bureau. The look will be completely redesigned and easier to navigate. The web address will change as well but anyone who logs on to the old site will be automatically redirected. Launch time announcements will be made here so please keep checking on our status.  




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Effective October 14, 2013, the Board office is located at:

200 E. Grand, Ste. 350

Des Moines, IA  50309


Telephone and facsimile numbers have also changed:


Lori SchraderBachar, Board Administrator    (515) 725-9030

Jennifer Morrison, Licensing Specialist          (515) 725-9021

Fax                                                                       (515) 725-9032



Notice of Public Hearing:
Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by the Iowa Architectural Examining Board at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at the Board Office regarding Chapter 2, “Registration,” Iowa Administrative Code (ARC 1501C) and Chapter 3, “Continuing Education,” Iowa Administrative Code (ARC 1500C).

Any interested person may make written suggestions or comments on the proposed rules on or before July 1, 2014.  Such written materials should be directed to Lori SchraderBachar, Iowa Architectural Examining Board, 200 E. Grand Avenue, Suite 350, Des Moines, Iowa 50309.  E-mail may be sent to

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