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Band 1 Low Risk Activities Guidance

Band 1 projects are defined as low risk activities that are subject to a simpler licensing process

Types of activities that may be considered as Band 1 include:

  • repair or replacement of bolts, flaps, valves, decking on a pier or pontoon;
  • removal of marine growth and guano from any building or structure or any part thereof;
  • the installation of ladders at any building or structure;
  • deposit and subsequent removal of posts for the purposes of marking channels, shallow water areas, outfalls and groynes;
  • the deposit and subsequent removal of marker buoys;
  • the use of a vehicle or vessel to remove discrete pieces of minor debris unattached to the seabed (including poles, girders, joists and objects of a similar minor nature) associated with construction, demolition, damage or disrepair of a building or structure;
  • the removal of litter using a vehicle or vessel;
  • any activity of a similar minor nature 

Full guidance for band 1 applications can be downloaded below.

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