The board shall issue, upon application and payment of the fee fixed by this chapter, a retired license to an architect who holds a license that is current and
active or capable of being renewed pursuant to
Section 5600.2 and whose license is not
suspended, revoked, or otherwise punitively restricted by the board or subject to disciplinary action under this chapter.
The holder of a retired license issued pursuant to this section shall not engage in any activity for which an active architect’s license is required. An
architect holding a retired license shall be permitted to use the title "architect retired" or "retired architect."
The holder of a retired license shall not be required to renew that license.
In order for the holder of a retired license issued pursuant to this section to restore his or her license to active status, the holder of a retired license shall
comply with Section 5600.3.