Chapter 68.52 RCW

PUBLIC CEMETERIES AND MORGUES

Sections

68.52.010Morgues authorized in counties.
68.52.020Coroner to control morgueExpense.
68.52.030Counties and cities may provide for burial, acquire cemeteries, etc.
68.52.040Cities and towns may own, improve, etc., cemeteries.
68.52.045Cities and towns may provide for a cemetery board.
68.52.050Cemetery improvement fund.
68.52.060Care and investment of fund.
68.52.065Approval of investments.
68.52.070Cemetery improvement fundManagement.
68.52.080Books of accountAudit.
68.52.090Establishment authorized.
68.52.100PetitionRequisitesExamination.
68.52.110HearingPlace and date.
68.52.120Publication and posting of petition and notice of hearing.
68.52.130HearingInclusion and exclusion of lands.
68.52.140Formation of district and election of first commissioners.
68.52.150Election, how conductedNotice.
68.52.155Conformity with election lawsExceptionVacancies.
68.52.160Election ballot.
68.52.170Canvass of returnsVotes required for district formation.
68.52.180ReviewWhen district formation is complete.
68.52.185Ballot proposition authorized for district formation.
68.52.190General powers of district.
68.52.192Public cemetery facilities or servicesCooperation with public or private agenciesJoint purchasing.
68.52.193Public cemetery facilities or services"Public agency" defined.
68.52.195Community revitalization financingPublic improvements.
68.52.200Right of eminent domain.
68.52.210Power to do cemetery businessDistrict boundaries may include cities and townsEminent domain exception.
68.52.220District commissionersCompensationElection.
68.52.250Special elections.
68.52.260Oath of commissioners.
68.52.270Organization of boardSecretaryOfficeMeetingsPowers.
68.52.280Duty of county treasurerCemetery district fund.
68.52.290Tax levy authorized for fund.
68.52.300Disbursement of fund.
68.52.310Limitation of indebtednessLimitation of tax levy.
68.52.320Dissolution of districts.
68.52.330Disincorporation of district located in county with a population of two hundred ten thousand or more and inactive for five years.
68.52.901Effective date1987 c 331.

NOTES:

Public bodies may retain collection agencies to collect public debtsFees: RCW 19.16.500.
Taxation, exemptions: RCW 84.36.020.
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