Title 10 Chapter 8 Section 62

Utah Municipal Code
Powers and Duties of Municipalities
Section 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, Rights and Title to Cemetery Lots;

            (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 189, 2014 General Session