Draft Policy for Implementing Exclusive Right of Burial


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Draft Policy for Implementing Exclusive Right of Burial

Planning to pre-purchase a plot?

Last year the Council adopted a new bylaw so that people who wanted to purchase a burial or ashes plot ahead of time can do so (called an exclusive right of burial). The Council wants your feedback on its draft policy that covers things like which cemeteries the pre-purchase option applies to; who can make a purchase, when and how many can be pre-purchased; the cost of purchasing a plot and the demand for available space.

The draft policy can be viewed below:

You can provide feedback by:

Using the online form on this page, or by emailing your feedback to cemeteries@marlborough.govt.nz

Feedback can also be submitted by hand or posted to:

Blenheim Council Office at:

15 Seymour Street
PO Box 443
Blenheim 7240

Picton Council office at:

67 High Street
Picton 7220

Feedback closes at 5.00 pm on 21 June 2018

If you would like to talk with someone about the draft policy please contact Grahame Smail or Linda Craighead on 03 520 7400.