Conn. Agencies Regs. § 10-384-4 - Effects of designation

Current through March 4, 2022

(a) No person without a permit shall excavate, damage or otherwise alter or deface the archaeological integrity or sacred importance of a designated state archaeological preserve. Activities which continue existing uses and do not involve further ground disturbance are not deemed to destroy, alter, disturb or impair such sites.
(b) Any person proposing any activity on property that has been designated a state archaeological preserve shall file written notification of such proposed activity with the Connecticut Historical Commission at least 60 days before initiation of such activity. The notification must include a detailed description of the proposed activity and a site plan showing its location in relation to the designated site.
(c) The applicant shall have the burden of proving that the proposed activity will not excavate, damage or otherwise alter or deface the existing condition of the designated site. The Connecticut Historical Commission reserves the right to deny any proposed activity.
(d) No person shall collect, gather or otherwise remove any artifact or other archaeological material from a designated state archaeological preserve or conduct any archaeological field investigations without securing a permit to do so from the Connecticut Historical Commission in accordance with section 10-386 of the Connecticut General Statutes.
(e) The Connecticut Historical Commission, in cooperation with the State Archaeologist, shall develop guidelines for the care and use of state archaeological preserves.
(f) The Connecticut Historical Commission shall revoke the designation from any site if it deems such site no longer possesses archaeological significance.

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Conn. Agencies Regs. § 10-384-4
Adopted effective April 11, 2000

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