Rules and Regulations

AMENDED March 31, 2016

All lots in the Lake View Cemetery are sold in accordance with the provisions of the laws of the State of New York.

No interment shall be allowed without permission being first obtained from Lake View Cemetery Company, Inc.

Lot owners are prohibited from allowing interments to be made on their lots for compensation.

Interments in a lot are restricted to those entitled to burial therein according to the terms of Section 1512 of the Not-for-Profit Corporation Law. Permission for burial of those not entitled to burial according to the said Section, must be filed with Lake View Cemetery Company, Inc. by the lot owner(s).

Except as provided for in Section 1513 (c) of the Not-for-profit Corporation Law, no lot owner may transfer his or her lot.

The full purchase price must be paid before a deed will be given or burial allowed on the lot.

Cremated remains will not be permitted to be scattered in any part of the cemetery.

Lots sold after 10/1/2015 shall have no more than 1 full burial, plus 2 cremations or 4 cremations, for a lot measuring 4’ x 10’. Lots sold for Cremation only, measuring 3’ x 4’ shall have no more than 2 cremation burials.

Concrete vaults or concrete grave liners will be required for full body interments in all graves purchased after January 1st, 1985, in accordance with the provisions of Cemetery Board Directive 201.6.

Disinterment’s will be allowed provided there is compliance with all the provisions of Section 1310 (c) of the Not-for-profit Corporation Law are complied with.

Interments on Sundays and Holidays will be governed by Cemetery Board Directives 201.8 and 201.12.

“Winter burials will be performed in compliance with NYCRR 1510-b and additional charges may apply in compliance with NYCRR 1509(d).” If necessary, arrangements for holding the body during this time should be arranged by the Funeral Director

The Lake View Cemetery Company, Inc. reserves the right to remove all flowers, wreathes, or other decorations from lots as soon as they become unsightly.

The Lake View Cemetery Company, Inc. reserves the right to remove, after due notice to the lot owner, any embellishment on the lot, effigy or inscription which, in the opinion of the majority of the Board of Directors, is unsightly or dangerous.

The Lake View Cemetery Company, Inc. reserves the right, after due notice to the lot owner, to restrict the planting of shrubs and trees and to remove any shrub or tree deemed dangerous to the public.

No vault or mausoleum shall be built.

No monuments or markers shall be permitted which utilize colors other than those of natural stone.

No bronze veteran’s markers shall be placed on a lot without the use of a concrete base.

Glass blocks or glass vases are prohibited.

All foundations will be constructed under the direction of the Lake View Cemetery Company, Inc.

Monuments shall be set in accordance with the general plan of the cemetery and shall conform with said plan in size and material.

Monuments are restricted in size to dimensions which will not cover more that 25% of the surface area of the lot.

The base of all monuments shall be finished true and level so as to fit on foundations without wedging or sprawls.

No monument will be allowed to be delivered in the cemetery until the foundation is installed and ready to receive the monument.

Heavy trucking or other vehicular traffic shall be refused entrance to the cemetery when, in the opinion of the Board of Directors, injury to roads, driveways might result.

All persons shall be allowed access to the cemetery during daylight hours, observing the posted rules which are in effect and the propriety due the Cemetery.

All monuments and markers must be constructed of granite, marble, or bronze.

These rules and regulations may be amended by the Board of Directors of said Lake View Cemetery Company, Inc., but no such amendments shall be effective until approved by the New York State Cemetery Board