2006 Utah Code - 10-8-62 — Cemeteries -- Purchase and operation.

     10-8-62.   Cemeteries -- Purchase and operation.
     The city legislative body may:
     (1) purchase, hold, and pay for lands within or without the corporate limits for the burial of the dead, and all necessary grounds for hospitals;
     (2) have and exercise police jurisdiction over those lands, and over any cemetery used by the inhabitants of the city;
     (3) survey, plat, map, fence, ornament, and otherwise improve, manage, and operate public burial and cemetery grounds;
     (4) convey cemetery lots owned by the city, and pass ordinances for the protection and governing of these grounds consistent with Title 8, Chapter 5, Municipal Cemeteries;
     (5) contract for the care and improvement of cemeteries and cemetery lots, and for any compensation for the care and improvement;
     (6) receive deposits for the care of lots and invest the deposits by following the procedures and requirements of Title 51, Chapter 7, State Money Management Act; and
     (7) pay the cost of the care from any proceeds from the investment.

Amended by Chapter 9, 2001 General Session

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