Archaeological Excavation Work Permit - Australian Capital Territory

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to undertake archaeological excavation work on a premises or area that is listed on the Territory Heritage Register. This permit is required for both fully and provisionally registered heritage places and objects.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to receive this permit you must apply in writing outlining:

  • Your name and address;
  • A description of the heritage site;
  • The location and address of the heritage site;
  • The proposed excavation work and why it is required;
  • The duration of any intended works;
  • Details of any other work works related to the excavation work;
  • Details of how you plan to reduce the risk of diminishing the heritage significance of the heritage site; and
  • Details of how you plan to reduce the risk of damaging the heritage site.

If your excavation activity is likely to either damage or diminish the heritage significance of the heritage site you will be required to make a separate application for approval of statement of heritage effect.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified on your permit.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Administering agency

ACT Heritage Council

Act(s) name

Heritage Act 2004 (Australian Capital Territory)

Contact details

Enquiries
ACT Heritage Council


Mailing address:
GPO BOX 158,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

132281

Fax:

02 62072229
heritage@act.gov.au

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