A. An architectural entity shall incorporate a titleblock on all drawings and other documents required to be signed and sealed pursuant to Business Occupations and Professions Article, §3-501, Annotated Code of Maryland.
B. A licensee may not remove a titleblock from any print or reproduction of the documents described in these regulations.
C. The name of the entity shall appear in the titleblock, either as a partnership, corporation, limited liability company, or other appropriate entity. In addition, the titleblock shall contain a date, printed name, signature, and seal of one of the directors of a corporation, general partners of a partnership, or members of a limited liability company, who prepared or approved the documents in accordance with these regulations.
D. The directors of a corporation, partners of a partnership, or members of a limited liability company through which architecture is practiced, may designate another employee of the entity to sign and seal the documents in accordance with the requirements set forth in these regulations, if the designee:
(1) Is licensed in the State to practice architecture; and
(2) Prepared or approved the documents for a particular project in accordance with these regulations.
E. In addition, the titleblock shall contain the following certification:
I certify that these documents were prepared or approved by me, and that I am a duly licensed architect under the laws of the State of Maryland, license number ------, expiration date -------."
Titleblock, certification, seal, and signature shall appear in close proximity to each other.