Permit to Excavate Land with Archaeological Remains - New South Wales


You will require approval from the Heritage Council if you intend to disturb or excavate any land that is likely to have archaeological remains and is not listed on the State Heritage Register or under an interim heritage order.

Please see the State Heritage Register for a complete list of NSW's heritage properties, land and objects.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility Requirements

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


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other

Fees are listed on the attached document.

Other resources

Administering agency

Department of Planning and Environment

Office of Environment and Heritage

Heritage Division

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.


Operating address: 3 Marist Place
New South Wales 2150
Mailing address: Locked Bag 5020
New South Wales 2124
Phone: 02 9873 8500
Fax: 02 9873 8599