Cemetery Management Rules 2022

Closed 25 Apr 2022

Opened 17 Mar 2022

Overview

The City of Edinburgh Council (the Council) shall introduce a set of Cemetery Management Rules made under the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982. These draft Rules were approved for public inspection by the Culture and Communities Committee on 1 February 2022.

The Rules will regulate the behaviour of cemetery visitors, control of dogs and parking.

The Rules will apply to all 43 Council owned and operated cemeteries, graveyards, churchyards and kirkyards.

The Rules are also available for inspection on cemetery notice boards, at our office at Mortonhall by email request, and at  https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/burials-cremations.

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