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.]
Zoning — See Ch. 210.
The purpose of this chapter is to regulate backyard burials in the Town of Highlands, including, but not limited to the following.
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.
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.