Cemeteries

Wednesday, 29 August 2018
Reference
2018070627000081
Category
Request Date
Friday, July 6, 2018
Response Date
Friday, July 20, 2018

Question

Regarding each cemetery your council manages and/or owns, could you provide the following information  

  • Do you have any rules or regulations regarding maximum coffin size for burial (width and length) and if so what are they?
  • Do you have any rules or regulations regarding maximum burial plot size (width and length) and if so what are they?

Answer

1)      Do you have any rules or regulations regarding maximum coffin size for burial (width and length) and if so what are they? The coffin size is restricted to fit within our standard burial plot.

2)      Do you have any rules or regulations regarding maximum burial plot size (width and length) and if so what are they? The burial plot size used by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is 9 x 4