2014 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 45 - PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
Section 45:27-25 - Consent of municipality for establishment, enlargement of cemetery.
45:27-25 Consent of municipality for establishment, enlargement of cemetery.
25. a. A cemetery shall not be established or enlarged in any municipality without first obtaining the consent of the municipality by resolution.
b.No more than five cemeteries may be established in any one municipality, and not more than 3% of the area of any municipality shall be devoted to cemetery purposes.
c.A cemetery shall not be established or expanded to exceed 250 acres at any one location.
d.The governing body of a municipality, by resolution, may waive the limitations of subsection b. or c. of this section if it finds that there is a public need for additional cemetery lands and that it is in the public interest to waive them.
e.A cemetery company shall not dedicate additional land to cemetery purposes without board approval.
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