19.04.010 Official name of City cemetery
19.04.020 Regulation promulgation authority.
19.04.030 Rules and regulations on file.
19.04.040 Burial--Where permitted.
19.04.050 Cemetery lot deeds--Issuance by City.
19.04.060 Cemetery lot deeds--Transfer or assignment.
19.04.070 Excavating and covering of graves.
19.04.080 Marking of graves.
19.04.010 Official name of City cemetery. The City cemetery shall be known officially as the "Hickerson Memorial Cemetery" and this name may be used interchangeably with that of "City Cemetery". (Prior code 19-100.1).
19.04.020 Regulation promulgation authority. The City Manager may, subject to the approval of the Council, promulgate regulations pertaining to the use of the City Cemetery to maintain and administer its operation in order to protect public property and to provide for the safety, health and welfare of the public, including, but not limited to regulations:
a. Concerning general administration of and supervision including the right to enlarge, reduce, replat, or change the boundaries or grading of any part thereof;
b. Regulating interment space and reservation of burial lots;
c. Regulating the type and kind of grave markings;
d. Dealing with the general appearance, landscaping, care, construction, repairs, hauling or grave preparation. (Prior code 19-100.9).
19.04.030 Rules and regulations on file. The rules and regulations promulgated by the City Manager with the approval of the Council governing the use of the City Cemetery shall be on file with the City Clerk and available for perusal by any interested person upon request during regular business hours. (Prior code 19-100.9).
19.04.040 Burial--Where permitted. It shall be unlawful for any person to bury remains of any person within the City except within the Hickerson Memorial Cemetery or a private cemetery approved by the City, having the same health, welfare and community standards of the City Cemetery. (Prior code 19-100.3).
19.04.050 Cemetery lot deeds--Issuance by City. The City shall issue a deed to any person making application thereof and paying the requisite fee, if any, and the conditions of interment set forth in such deed together with the regulations contained in this chapter shall govern the use of burial lots located in the Hickerson Memorial Cemetery. (Prior code 19-100.4).
19.04.060 Cemetery lot deeds--Transfer or assignment. No transfer or assignment of any right of interest required by the grantee in any cemetery deed shall be valid unless such transfer and transferee are approved by the City and properly recorded on the cemetery record book maintained by the City. (Prior code 19-100.5).
19.04.070 Excavating and covering of graves. The City accepts no responsibility for excavating or covering of graves but reserves the right to do so at its discretion. The excavating and covering of graves will be set pursuant to Section 19.04.030, Rules and Regulations on file. (Ord. 96-10, 1996; Prior code 19-100.8).
19.04.080 Marking of graves. The City accepts no responsibility for the care and marking of graves but reserves the right to mark and maintain at its discretion. (Prior code 19-100.7).
19.04.090 Monuments. a. No monument or other memorial shall protrude above ground level.
b. No monument or other memorial or plant of any kind shall be placed upon, altered or removed from the premises by any person without the written consent of the City.
c. All monuments shall be placed on the longitudinal center line approximately twelve inches inside the end of the cemetery lots. (Prior code 19-100.6).
19.04.100 Violation--Penalty. The violation of any provision contained herein shall be punished under Section 1.16.010. (Prior code 19-100.10).
 For statutory provisions authorizing cities to provide for cemeteries, see AS 29.35.200(b). Prior ordinance history: Ordinance 69-11.