Chapter 8.48

8.48.010 Purpose and intent.

The purpose and intent of this Chapter is to establish regulations which conserve and protect archaeological resources in the City of Dublin.

8.48.020 Archaeology Regulations.

In the event that archaeological resources, prehistoric or historic artifacts are discovered during any construction or excavation, the following regulations shall apply:

A.    Cessation of construction activities. Construction and/or excavation activities shall cease immediately and the Department of Community Development shall be notified.

B.    Procedure. A qualified archaeologist shall be consulted to determine whether any such materials are significant prior to resuming ground breaking construction activities. Standardized procedures for evaluating accidental finds and discovery of human remains shall be followed as prescribed in Appendix K of the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines.