Town of Highlands, NY
Orange County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Highlands 11-4-2002 by L.L. No. 6-2002. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Zoning — See Ch. 210.

§ 89-1 Purpose.

The purpose of this chapter is to regulate backyard burials in the Town of Highlands, including, but not limited to the following.

§ 89-2 Burial restricted.

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 Highlands in any ground not set apart and recognized as a municipal, religious or not-for-profit corporation cemetery.

§ 89-3 Penalties for offenses.

Any violation of this chapter is punishable after a finding of guilt in the Justice Court of the Town of Highlands and is punishable by a fine fixed by the Justice Court in its sole discretion in an amount of not less than $100 nor more than $1,000.