CEMETERY

Cemeteries are sites of tremendous community significance and are sometimes listed sites. Due to the increasing population, there is an increasing shortage of spaces in cemeteries in some parts of the country, prompting demand for new developments.

Examples of work undertaken by DJB lawyers

  • Licence for rights relating to burial sites

  • Advice on various statutory issues relating to the Brompton Cemetery

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Legal issues that may arise

  • Acquisition of suitable land

  • Obtaining planning permission to use land as a cemetery

  • Disposal of cemetery

  • Erection of large structures on site including Mausoleums

  • Easements and restrictive covenants over the use of cemetery land

  • Service charge and maintenance considerations

  • Planning inquiries

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