Standard Form Contracts for Professional Services
ASLA Standard Form Contracts COVID-19 Impacts
Learn how the COVID-19 pandemic may be affecting current projects for Landscape Architects working under existing ASLA Standard Form Contracts for Professional Services between Landscape Architect and Client.
Good contractual arrangements are an essential component of a sound professional practice. A clear and complete contract creates a mutual understanding of expectations.
ASLA Standard Form Contracts are a business tool developed to meet the needs of the profession by incorporating up-to-date critical elements of instruments of service. Contracts are tailored for landscape architecture professionals and the clients they serve.
The standard contracts package contains:
- Three standard contract forms - Landscape Architect and Client Standard and Short Form Agreements and Landscape Architect and Consultant Agreement Form.
- Brief guidelines describing the contracts’ basic provisions and the attendant risks of particular clauses.*
The three contracts and corresponding guidelines are sold as an electronic package and licensed annually on a graduated fee scale, based on the purchasing firm’s size.
ASLA Member Price
Tier 1 Firms with 1 to 10 individuals: $50
Tier 2 Firms with 11 to 49 individuals: $200
Tier 3 Firms with 50+ individuals: $450
Tier 1 Firms with 1 to 10 individuals: $340
Tier 2 Firms with 11 to 49 individuals: $490
Tier 3 Firms with 50+ individuals: $740
Draft contracts and guidelines are available for reference for only $25.
* Although professional liability insurers and experienced legal counsel have reviewed the package, ASLA recommends landscape architecture professionals seek legal and insurance review for specifics on their location and services.