Parks — See Ch. 390.
§ 175-1Administering Department.
§ 175-2Permanent fund.
§ 175-3Camden New Cemetery fees.
§ 175-4Cemetery employees to lay foundations
for all markers.
§ 175-5Repair of certain monuments.
Pursuant to § 5-52C of this Code, the administration and maintenance of city cemeteries shall be under the charge and control of the Department of Public Works. Said Department shall administer city cemeteries pursuant to law. It shall trim, plant, care for and preserve such cemeteries.
There shall be provided a permanent fund for the care of the lots and the preservation of city cemeteries. At least the sum of 25% of all receipts from the sale of lots in such cemeteries shall be set apart in such fund by the Department of Public Works.
The following fees are hereby established for Camden New Cemetery:
For purchase of lots, if any graves become available, the cost is $457.
For cremated ashes, the charge for burial shall be $107.
For welfare burials and old age pensioners:
The foregoing rates set forth in Subsection G(1) shall be applicable only upon presentation of a certificate from the Division of Public Assistance within the Department of Human Services or the Local Assistance Board or the Camden County Welfare Board or the board or body administering old age pensions showing that decedent was the recipient of benefits therefrom.
For a tent, the fee shall be $58.
For removal of a body for burial in a cemetery other than Camden New Cemetery, the fee shall be $457.
The Camden New Cemetery shall not be responsible for raising a body under this subsection.
The fee for opening on Saturdays after 12:00 noon and on Sundays and holidays shall be double the fee for openings established herein.
A deed may be issued to replace a deed that has been lost, mislaid or destroyed. The fee for such duplicate deed shall be $58.
Transfer of title to a lot may be issued for a fee of $103.
For burial of members of the Armed Forces and veterans, the charge for the opening in Soldiers' Row shall be $343. This rate shall be applicable only upon presentation of the decedent's certificate of honorable discharge.
All stones, monuments and markers, regardless of size, shall have a foundation which shall be laid by employees of Camden New Cemetery.
When it is desired to raise or straighten a monument which has sunk and which was erected prior to 1928, employees of Camden New Cemetery shall lay the foundation for such monument. The fee for foundations established in this chapter shall be charged therefor.