Maine Revised Statutes

§1341. Location

1. Mausoleum, crematory or other structure.  A community mausoleum, community crematory or other community structure that holds or contains dead human bodies may only be erected in a cemetery that is at least 20 acres in size and has been in existence and used for burial for at least 2 years preceding the erection of the structure.
[ 2003, c. 421, §2 (AMD) .]
2. Columbarium.  A columbarium that holds or contains the cremated remains of dead human bodies may only be erected in a cemetery that is at least 5 acres in size and has been in existence and used for burial for at least 2 years preceding the erection of the structure.
[ 1999, c. 620, §1 (NEW) .]
3. Exception.  This section does not apply to a structure containing crypts erected or controlled by a church or religious society used for the remains of the clergy or dignitaries of the church or religious society.
[ 1999, c. 620, §1 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1999, c. 620, §1 (RPR). 2003, c. 421, §2 (AMD).