[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Queensbury 10-14-1986 by L.L. No. 9-1986. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The purpose of this chapter is to protect the public health, welfare and safety of the residents of the Town of Queensbury by establishing regulations confining the burial of human remains to approved cemeteries.
No person shall cause the remains of a human being to be buried, or establish a burial ground for such purpose, in the Town of Queensbury in any ground not set apart and recognized as a municipal, religious or not-for-profit corporation cemetery without having deposited adequate and appropriate funds for the perpetual maintenance of said grounds.
A bond shall be deposited with the Town of Queensbury Cemetery Commission to insure adequate and appropriate funds are available for the maintenance of said burial grounds. The amount of the maintenance fund shall be determined annually by the Town Cemetery Commission.
This chapter shall not apply to grave sites in existence prior to the enactment thereof.
Editor's Note: The local law appearing in this chapter was adopted 10-14-1986.
[Amended 5-24-1991 by L.L. No. 6-1991]
A failure to comply with the provisions of this chapter shall be deemed a violation, and the violator shall be subject to a fine not to exceed $250 or imprisonment for a term not to exceed 15 days, or both such fine and imprisonment, for each day that said violation continues.