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File #: ORD. 2021-055    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Regular Agenda
File created: 3/5/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/24/2021 Final action:
Title: To amend the fees set forth in the City Code for sections 7-6 (concerning fees for interments, disinterments, reinterments and entombments), 7-15 (concerning fees for installation of foundation for monuments or grave markers), and 7-92 (concerning fees for burial spaces and lots) of the City Code, to establish revised charges for certain cemeteries services.
Patrons: Mayor Stoney
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2021-055
Title
To amend the fees set forth in the City Code for sections 7-6 (concerning fees for interments, disinterments, reinterments and entombments), 7-15 (concerning fees for installation of foundation for monuments or grave markers), and 7-92 (concerning fees for burial spaces and lots) of the City Code, to establish revised charges for certain cemeteries services.
Body

THE CITY OF RICHMOND HEREBY ORDAINS:
? 1. That sections 7-6, 7-15, and 7-92 of the Code of the City of Richmond (2020) be and are hereby amended and reordained as follows:
Sec. 7-6. Service charges for interments, disinterments, reinterments and entombments.
(a) Services in connection with or incident to interments, disinterments and reinterments shall be provided by the Director upon payment of the charges prescribed therefor as set out in this section, which may be increased or decreased or otherwise modified at any time or from time to time by the Council, provided that the Director may provide such services without payment of such charges when the payment is guaranteed, in writing, by a licensed funeral director or monument dealer having a place of business in the City, in the City of Petersburg, or in the counties of Hanover, Henrico and Chesterfield, and when so guaranteed, the funeral director or monument dealer shall pay the charges to the City at such time not exceeding ten days after such charge is presented to the funeral director or monument dealer, unless such charges have theretofore been paid. Failure to pay service charges for interments, disinterments, reinterments and entombments when due shall be subject to the penalties and interest provided for in Code of Virginia, ? 15.2-105. The service charges for the preparation of space for interments or entombments shall be as follows:
(1)
Adult grave preparation:


a.
Weekdays
[$1,195.00] $1,255.00

b.
Saturdays
[$1,390.00] $1,460.00

c.
[Sundays and holidays] Holidays
[$1,510.00] $1,585.00
(2)
Preparation of buri...

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