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The Areas of Archaeological Importance (Notification of Operations) (Exemption) Order 1984

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SCHEDULEEXEMPT OPERATIONS

1.  Operations in connection with the use of land for agriculture, horticulture or forestry;

provided that such operations do not disturb the ground below a depth of 600 millimetres.

2.  Operations in connection with the landscaping (including screening by the erection of fences or walls), layout, planting, or maintenance of public or private gardens, grounds or parks;

provided that such operations do not disturb the ground below a depth of 600 millimetres.

3.  Tunneling or other operations affecting the ground in the area only at a depth of 10 metres or more.

4.  Mining operations, provided that the operations are carried out in accordance with the Code of Practice for Minerals Operators dated April 1982

5.  Works of repair, renewal or maintenance or emergency works carried out by a drainage body or a navigation authority.

6.  Operations for the repair, maintenance, relaying or resurfacing of a highway within the meaning of the Highways Act 1980 or of a footpath as defined in that Act, or of a railway;

provided that such operations do not disturb the ground below a depth of 600 millimetres or below the existing foundations, if deeper.

7.  Operations for the repair, maintenance or renewal of mains, pipes, cables or other apparatus connected with the supply of electricity, gas, water, drainage services, sewerage services, highway or transport authority services or telecommunication services.

8.  Operations for the installation or laying of new mains, pipes, cables or other apparatus connected with the supply of electricity, gas, water, drainage services, sewerage services or telecommunication services where there is a duty by or under any enactment to undertake those operations and to do so within six months of the duty first arising.

9.  Operations for the erection or repositioning of street lighting columns not involving excavations to a depth exceeding 1.5 metres.

10.  Further operations on a site, wholly specified as the site of other operations in an operations notice already served, provided the further operations are begun at least six weeks after, but not more than 5 years after, the giving of that notice.

11.  Operations for which scheduled monument consent is granted in pursuance of section 2 or section 3 of the Act.

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