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Health and Safety Code - HSC

DIVISION 8. CEMETERIES [8100 - 9703]

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

PART 5. MAUSOLEUMS AND COLUMBARIUMS [9501 - 9677]

  ( Part 5 repealed and added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1349. )

CHAPTER 5. Construction [9600 - 9647]

  ( Chapter 5 added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1349. )

ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [9600 - 9603]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1349. )

9600.
  

No mausoleum or columbarium shall be constructed and no existing building or structure shall be altered for use as a mausoleum or columbarium unless the entire building or structure, including any portion to be used for any other purpose, is in conformity with the minimum requirements set forth in this chapter. Any addition to or alteration of any existing mausoleum or columbarium shall conform to the minimum requirements set forth in this chapter.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1349.)

9600.5.
  

The Cemetery and Funeral Bureau may, in addition to the construction methods and standards allowed in this chapter, adopt regulations for the construction of private mausoleums or private columbariums, which at a minimum, include the following:

(a)  Standards for design and construction for seismic load protection.

(b)  Methods of construction, including solid granite construction.

(c)  Methods of sealing to prevent leakage from crypts.

(d)  Ventilation of crypts.

(e)  Types of incombustible materials which may be used in construction.

(Amended by Stats. 2000, Ch. 568, Sec. 259. Effective January 1, 2001.)

9600.6.
  

Private mausoleums or columbariums may be constructed in conformance with the methods and standards set forth in this chapter or in conformance with the construction methods and standards as adopted by the Cemetery and Funeral Bureau.

(Amended by Stats. 2000, Ch. 568, Sec. 260. Effective January 1, 2001.)

9601.
  

All mausoleums or columbariums shall be of Type I Construction as specified in the Uniform Building Code, except as otherwise provided in this chapter.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1349.)

9602.
  

Plumbing in all mausoleums or columbariums shall conform to the provisions of the Uniform Plumbing Code.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1349.)

9603.
  

Electrical work in all mausoleums or columbariums shall conform to the provisions of the National Electrical Code.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1349.)

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