34-27-8 Subdivision and platting of cemeteries required--Filing with local registrar of vital reco...
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Subdivision and platting of cemeteries required--Filing with local registrar of vital
Every person, firm, or association, every church, religious or benevolent society, and private
or public corporation, owning or having under his or its control, any cemetery or place of burial in
this state, shall keep and maintain a uniform record of all burials, and shall by itself, his or its
officers or agent, cause such cemetery or burial ground, or such portion thereof as may from time
to time become necessary for that purpose, to be surveyed, mapped, or diagramed, and subdivided
into sections, blocks, lots, individual grave spaces, avenues, walks, and streets, thereby platting or
making a map or diagram thereof, which map or plat shall be filed, preserved, and maintained as a
permanent cemetery record. Such plat or map, or copy thereof, shall be dated and endorsed by the
person, firm, or agency drafting such plat or map, and duly filed in the office of the registrar of vital
records of the registration district, wherein located, and shall become a permanent record in such
Source: SDC 1939, § 27.0214 (1) as added by SL 1941, ch 124, § 4.
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