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Town of Wakefield, MA
Middlesex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Annual Town Meeting of the Town of Wakefield 6-1-1992 by Art. 37 as Ch. IX of the 1992 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 5-10-2018 ATM by Art. 21]
Funds, money, and securities deposited with the Treasurer in accordance with the provisions of MGL c. 114, § 19, or otherwise, for the preservation, care, improvement, or embellishment of Forest Glade Cemetery, or of burial lots therein, shall be paid into the Town treasury, and all such funds, money, and securities, and the accounts thereof, shall be kept separate from other funds, money, securities, and accounts of the Town.
[Added 4-2-2007 ATM by Art. 4[1]]
No crematorium (defined as a facility for the cremation of human remains) shall operate within fifteen hundred feet (1,500') of any residence within the Town, such distance being measured between the nearest points of the crematorium structure and the nearest residential structure. This bylaw shall not require the closing of any crematorium that lawfully commenced operation prior to the construction of such residential structure. The Board of Health shall have authority to enforce this bylaw.
Editor's Note: This article was adopted as Ch. 448, but was redesignated at the request of the Town.