2013 New York Consolidated Laws
NPC - Not-For-Profit Corporation
Article 15 - (1501 - 1517) PUBLIC CEMETERY CORPORATIONS
1505-A - Additional requirements for incorporation of crematories.

NY Not for Profit Corp L § 1505-A (2012) What's This?
  § 1505-a. Additional requirements for incorporation of crematories.
    (a) Approval. A cemetery corporation seeking the approval to operate a
  crematory  must submit for approval by the cemetery board the following:
  (1) a list of the directors, employees, and certificate holders  of  the
  cemetery  corporation;  (2)  a certified survey of the site and location
  within the county it will be situated;  (3)  a  business  plan  for  the
  operation  of the crematory to include, but not be limited to, number of
  expected cremations per year, number of  cremation  units,  manufacture,
  capital  costs,  financing,  anticipated  number  of employees, types of
  services provided, pricing thereof; (4) a description of the  impact  of
  the proposed crematory on other crematories within the county or whether
  the  crematory will have an adverse impact on the surrounding community;
  (5) plans, designs, and  costs  of  any  structures  to  be  erected  or
  retrofitted for the crematory use; (6) a description of any approvals or
  permits  required  by state or local law. No crematory shall be approved
  until such other approvals or permits  have  been  obtained.  Any  board
  approval of a crematory shall be so conditioned.
    (b)  Further information. Within thirty-five days following receipt of
  the information required by paragraph (a) of this section, the  cemetery
  board  or  the  division  of  cemeteries  may  request from the cemetery
  corporation any additional information or  documentation  and  technical
  assistance deemed necessary to review such information. Such information
  shall  not be deemed complete until the requested additional information
  has been received. If no such request is made, the submission  shall  be
  deemed  complete  on  the  thirty-fifth  day  after  its  receipt by the
    (c) Determination. The  cemetery  board  shall  approve  or  deny  the
  proposed crematory within ninety days of the completed submission.
    (d)  Notification.  The cemetery board shall provide written notice of
  its  determination  to  the  cemetery   corporation.   If   a   negative
  determination  is  made,  such  notice shall state the reasons therefor.
  Notice shall be made by registered or certified mail  addressed  to  the
  corporation at its principal office.

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