Electronic Signature Requirements

Florida Statutes and the Florida Administrative Code require Architects and Engineers to sign and seal documents that are submitted for public records.

General Signature Requirements

When providing Signed and Sealed documents to the City of Oviedo, please note the digital signatures must be issued to you by a 3rd Party Certification Authority. Place a digitally created image of your seal consistent with the governing body requirements (see references below) and the required language as identified below, per discipline. 

ENGINEER Signature Requirements

Electronic Signatures

  • Image of licensee seal
  • Name of licensee
  • Date the document was digitally signed
  • The following language statements:
    • This item has been electronically signed and sealed by [LICENSEE NAME] using a Digital Signature. (Date will be shown automatically with an Adobe System).  
    • Printed copies of this document are not considered signed and sealed and the signature must be verified on any electronic copies.

ENGINEERING REFERENCES

ARCHITECTURE SIGNATURE REQUIREMENTS

  • Image of licensee seal 
  • Name of licensee
  • Date the document was digitally signed
  • The following language statements:
    • 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.

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sURVEYOR sIGNATURE REQUIREMENTS

  • Image of certificate seal 
  • Name of certificate holder
  • Date the document was digitally signed
  • The following language statements:
    • 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.

SURVEYOR REFERENCES

GEOLOGIST SIGNATURE REQUIREMENTS

  • Image of certificate seal 
  • Name of certificate holder
  • Date the document was digitally signed
  • The following language statements:
    • 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.

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