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DIVISION 8. CEMETERIES [8100 - 9703]

  ( Division 8 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )


  ( Part 1 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )

CHAPTER 5. Change In Use [8120- 8120.]
  ( Chapter 5 added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 1440, Sec. 2. )


(a)  On or after January 1, 1990, the cemetery authority shall provide written notice to each person who purchases or agrees to purchase interment rights in the cemetery of that person’s ability to receive notice, pursuant to Section 65096 of the Government Code, of a proposed change in the use of the cemetery for other than cemetery purposes. Irrespective of any other provisions of the law, this section refers to all cemeteries in the State of California.

(b)  The written notice shall be substantially as follows:

“State law gives you the right to know about future plans to use this cemetery for any other purpose. If you want to receive information about a future change, you must contact the local planning office and pay a small fee.”

(Added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 1440, Sec. 2.)

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