TITLE 23
Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-18
Cemeteries

SECTION 23-18-3


§ 23-18-3 Approval of construction plans – Supervisory control.

Before commencing the building, construction, or erection of any community mausoleum or columbarium, the agency constructing the structure shall make and file plans and specifications of the structure with the city or town clerk of the city or town where the structure is to be erected, and secure the approval of the city or town to erect the community mausoleum or columbarium. Before the approval shall be granted, the city or town wherein the structure is located shall satisfy itself that the proposed new structure or any alterations or additions to an old structure for that purpose, shall be built in accordance with the standards set forth in ordinances adopted by the city or town wherein the structure is located under its supervision, and shall comply with any further requirements as to perpetual care and maintenance that shall then be or later prescribed by the city or town. The city or town wherein the structure is located shall have supervisory control over the construction of the structure and it shall be the duty of the cities and towns to adopt suitable ordinances concerning the structures.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1939, ch. 721, § 3; G.L. 1956, § 23-18-3; P.L. 1993, ch. 45, § 1.)