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For the purpose of this chapter the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
BURIAL RIGHT AGREEMENT. The original conveyance given by the city to the original purchaser.
CEMETERY. A burial park for earth interments, a community mausoleum for vault or crypt interments, a crematory or crematorium and columbarium for cinerary interments, or a combination of one, or more than one.
CEMETERY MANAGER. The Director of the Public Works Department.
INTERMENT. The permanent disposition of the remains of a deceased person by burial.
LOT. Numbered divisions as shown on the record plat, which consists of one or more plots.
LOT MARKER. A concrete or other suitable material used by the city to locate corners of the lot or plot.
MANAGEMENT. The properly designated agents and employees of the city.
MARKER. A memorial flush with the ground.
MEMORIAL. A monument, marker, tablet, headstone, private mausoleum, or tomb for family or individual use, tombstone, coping, lot enclosure, surface burial vault, urn and crypt, and niche plats.
MONUMENT. A tombstone or memorial of granite or other material, which shall extend above the surface of the ground.
OWNER'S DECLARATION OF RESERVATION. The document executed by the owner in the presence of the management, designating and specifying the person or persons entitled to burial in the lot or plot for which a burial right agreement is held.
PLOT. A space of sufficient size to accommodate one adult interment, approximately 4 by 10 feet.
PERPETUAL CARE. Care and maintenance necessitated by natural growth and ordinary wear, including the planting, cutting, watering, and care of lawns, trees, and shrubs; the cleaning and upkeep of buildings; and the maintenance of utilities, walls, roadways, and walks. Perpetual care may also include general care, maintenance, repairs, and embellishment as the general manager of the cemetery shall deem to be in the best interest of the cemetery. ('58 Code, § 10.72) (Ord. 80-83, passed 9-23-80)
RESIDENT. As used in this chapter and relating to discount fees for cemetery plot prices and service charges, may be established upon proof of any of the following:
(1) Pompano Beach residency which may be established by the presentation of a declaration of domicile or a Broward County Voters Registration Certificate which show on their face that the individual resides within the corporate limits of the City of Pompano Beach;
(2) Proof that the individual to be interred resides or upon death did reside within the corporate limits of the city which may be established by proof of property ownership, a copy of a current and validly executed lease agreement, copies of the most recent water, electric, gas or other utility bills, provided, however, that any individual previously having satisfied residency requirements as of January 1, 1993 by presentation of documentation that established that the individual owned but did not necessarily reside on the property located within the corporate limits of the city shall be allowed to retain such status subject to producing documentation indicating current property ownership upon request by the city to confirm current status.
(3) The city may, in its sole discretion, during any period of time an individual enjoys the benefits of residency status, require the individual to present written documents to the appropriate city personnel to establish any of the forms of residency as set forth above. In addition, the individual may be requested to execute an affidavit under oath in which the individual declares that the representations made to the city regarding residency are true.
In the event that residency is established by an individual, that individual's spouse or minor children shall also be entitled to residency rates.
SECTION. The four areas of the cemetery as follows: north lawn, south lawn, west lawn, and center lawn.
(‘58 Code, § 10.14) (Ord. 76-43, passed 4-27-76; Am. Ord. 2012-58, passed 7-24-12)