Proposed Cemeteries and Crematoria Bylaw

In 2021, Council began splitting the ten bylaw topics contained in the Consolidated General Bylaw 2020 (CGB) into individual bylaws.

Council is proposing a new Cemeteries and Crematoria Bylaw and the amendment of the CGB to remove Part 7 – Cemeteries and Crematoria. 

As a community our cemeteries are an expression of the respect, we show to those who have gone before. They are to be places of contemplation, of serenity and prayer, of respect for our history and the stories of our people. They are places to come to grieve, to remember and to give thanks. 

The purpose of this Bylaw is to minimise public safety risks, distress, nuisance, damage to property, and interference with ground maintenance and operational activities from the use of Council cemeteries and crematoria by the public and contractors. 

Have your say on the proposed Cemeteries and Crematoria Bylaw


Submissions have closed.

Key dates

  • Submissions opened: 2 October 2023 
  • Submissions closed: 5pm, 2 November 2023 
  • Chats with a councillor: week beginning 24 October 2023. 

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