Maine Revised Statutes

§1254. Public works

1. Use of licensed professional engineer not required.  Except as provided in subsection 2, any department of this State or any of its political subdivisions or any county, city, town, township or plantation may engage in construction of any public work involving professional engineering without procuring the services of a licensed professional engineer, as long as the contemplated expenditure for the completed project does not exceed $100,000 and the work, both as performed and as completed, does not create an undue risk to public safety or welfare.
[ 2005, c. 315, §4 (AMD) .]
2. Exception.  A department of this State may require the services of a licensed professional engineer for any public works project if the services of the professional engineer are required to comply with any provision of law or rule.
[ 2005, c. 315, §4 (AMD) .]
1997, c. 304, §1 (RPR). 2005, c. 315, §4 (AMD).