You will need this permit if you intend to excavate or disturb any land that is not designated as a place of archaeological significance for the purpose of searching for or recovering archaeological artefacts of heritage significance.
You will also need this permit if you intend to excavate or disturb any land if you suspect that the excavation or disturbance is likely to result in an archaeological artefact of heritage significance being found.
A full report of the results of the work carried out must be submitted to the agency within 2 months of the expiration of the permit (i.e. copy of all notes, plans, sections and photographs relating to the work carried out). The number and location of all specimens or artefacts recovered from a place must also be supplied to the agency following any works.