Electronic Plan Review

Digital Signature

 

***ANNOUNCEMENT***

Seminole County has transitioned to digital signatures issued by a 3rd Party
Certification Authority effective July 1, 2015
.

Digital Signature Delivery form

Digital Signature Appearance Requirements Table:

*Digital Signature Appearance Requirements

for State Licensed Design Professional Disciplines

Design Professional License Type

Requirements

Professional Engineer

PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERSTWO signing options are available:

OPTION 1: [RECOMMENDED OPTION]

Signing with a digital signature issued to you by a 3rd Party Certification Authority that is accompanied by a digitally created image of your seal and required language (see bulleted sentences below). Signing information should be placed where an original signature would appear if the item were being physically signed, dated and sealed. The seal and sentences can be part of the digital signature custom appearance available in the signing tool, or they can be placed on the document outside of the digital signature block. If part of the custom digital signature appearance, you must ensure that the seal meets the size requirements of the Florida Board of Professional Engineers.

This item has been electronically signed and sealed by [Licensee, PE] on the Date and/or Time Stamp shown using a digital signature.

Printed copies of this document are not considered signed and sealed and the signature must be verified on any electronic copies.

OPTION 2: (currently only available to Licensed PE’s):

Signing with a digital signature issued to you by a 3rd Party Certification Authority WITHOUT a digitally created image of your seal. The required language (see sentences below), should be placed where an original signature would appear if the item were being physically signed, dated and sealed. The sentences can be part of the digital signature custom appearance available in the signing tool, or they can be placed on the document outside of the digital signature block.

[Licensee] State of Florida, Professional Engineer, License No. X

This item has been electronically signed and sealed by [Licensee, PE] on the Date and/or Time Stamp shown using a digital signature.

Printed copies of this document are not considered signed and sealed and the signature must be verified on any electronic copy.

 

Architects, Interior Designers and Landscape Architects

Signing with a digital signature issued to you by a 3rd Party Certification Authority. Place a digitally created image of your seal and the following sentences where an original signature would appear if the item were being physically signed, dated and sealed. The sentences can be part of the digital signature custom appearance available in the signing tool, or they can be placed on the document outside of the digital signature block.

This item has been electronically signed and sealed by [Licensee, RA or RLA] on the Date and/or Time Stamp shown using a digital signature.

Printed copies of this document are not considered signed and sealed and the signature must be verified on any electronic copies.

 

Professional Surveyors and Mappers

Signing with a digital signature issued to you by a 3rd Party Certification Authority. Place a digitally created image of your seal and the following sentences where an original signature would appear if the item were being physically signed, dated and sealed. The sentences can be part of the digital signature custom appearance available in the signing tool, or they can be placed on the document outside of the digital signature block.

This item has been electronically signed and sealed by [Licensee, PSM] on the Date/Time Stamp shown] using a digital signature.

Printed copies of this document are not considered signed and sealed and the signature must be verified on any electronic copies.

 

Professional Geologist 

 

Signing with a digital signature issued to you by a 3rd Party Certification Authority. Place a digitally created image of your seal and the following sentences where an original signature would appear if the item were being physically signed, dated and sealed. The sentences can be part of the digital signature custom appearance available in the signing tool, or they can be placed on the document outside of the digital signature block.

This item has been electronically signed and sealed by [Licensee, PG] on the Date/Time Stamp shown using a digital signature.

Printed copies of this document are not considered signed and sealed and the signature must be verified on any electronic copies.

 

Governing Boards and Florida Statutes:

FS 668 Electronic Signature Act of 1996

61G15-23 PE Rules FAC

FS 471 Engineering FS

61G1-16 Architects Rules FAC

FS 481 Architects and Landscape Architects FS

61G10 Landscape Architects Rules FAC

5J-17 Surveyors Rules

FS 472 Surveyors FS

61G16-2 Professional Geologists

FS 492 Geologists FS