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(a) “Indigent decedent” shall be defined herein as any person who has died leaving no assets to pay for burial services and no relatives to assume the cost of burial services.
(b) Any indigent decedent shall not be required to pay the grave opening fee which has previously been established by this chapter.
(c) With respect to indigent burials and pursuant to Ohio R.C. 5101.521, the City has an obligation to provide, at its cost, a grave/burial site and a stone or concrete marker inscribed with the deceased person’s name and age, if known, and the date of death.
(d) Indigent burial costs are subject to approval by the City Manager in accordance with guidelines for indigent burials established by the City Manager and Council.
(Ord. 63-06. Passed 6-12-06.)