To transfer cemetery property, a $50 transfer fee is charged for the first space and $25 for each additional space. This is used to cover the administrative cost of researching, producing, and maintaining these records. A sounding fee of $10 for the first space and $5 for each additional space is charged in connection with a property transfer.
- Process of transferring property in a City-owned cemetery:
- Transfer fees are paid.
- The ownership of the property is researched by the City for authenticity.
- A plat of the respective space(s) is generated to ensure there are no burials on the property being transferred.
- If the property is determined to be eligible for transfer, the required documents are generated by the Cemetery Department, signatures are obtained, and file copies are distributed accordingly