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1. General: What are the cemetery hours of operation?
2. General: Is your office located at a cemetery?
3. General: When is the Cemetery Caretaker on duty at the cemetery?
4. General: Which cemeteries are owned and operated by the City of Maple Ridge?
5. General: What does ‘Right of Interment’ mean, and what does it include?
6. General: What is the definition of “Resident”?
7. General: Can I purchase a plot or niche and put it on reserve?
8. General: What will a cemetery plot or niche cost?
9. General: Are the fees at both cemeteries the same?
10. General: Is there a limit to how long someone can be interred in a plot or niche?
11. General: What is the Perpetual Care Fund?
12. General: What guarantee do I have that Perpetual Care will take care of the cemetery?
13. General: Will the cemetery ever be used for something else?
14. General: How do I know if the marker I’ve ordered has been installed?
15. General: What steps do I take when a death has occurred?
16. General: What is “Control of Disposition” and who has it?
17. General: Can I pay Cemetery fees in advance or in installments?
18. General: What are the regulations around artificial flowers or landscaping on a plot?
19. Pre-planning: What can I plan in advance?
20. Pre-planning: What happens if I bought a plot or niche but don’t want it anymore?
21. Pre-planning: How many plots or niches can I buy?
22. Pre-planning: What future costs do I need to be aware of?
23. Pre-planning: Do you do interments on Statutory Holidays?
24. Pre-Planning: What happens if I change my mind and want a different kind of plot or niche?
25. Pre-Planning: What information is required if I want to reserve a plot or niche in advance?
26. Pre-Planning: How do I know what grave spaces are available?
27. Pre-Planning: What are the interment options?
28. Ground Burial: I have a full burial plot but my spouse wants to be cremated. Can we share the same plot?
29. Ground Burial: How many cremated remains are permitted on a full burial lot?
30. Ground Burial: Do I have to purchase a liner and what are they made of?
31. Ground Burial: One of my ancestors has a plot or plots in the cemetery. How do I have future interments added to these plots?
32. Cremation: What documents do I need to take with me to the Cemetery at the time of interment?
33. Cremation: What type of service can I have for cremated remains?
34. Cremation: What are my options for placement of cremated remains?
35. Cremation: What is commingling of cremated remains and is it allowed anywhere in the cemetery?
36. Cremation: When is a cremation liner required and why?
37. Cremation: What is a columbarium?
38. Cremation: What is the inside dimensions of the niches?
39. Cremation: How many urns can go in a niche?
40. Cremation: Is there a special kind of urn that the cremated remains need to be in?
41. Cremation: How secure are the niches?
42. Cremation: What type of memorial is used on the niches?
43. Cremation: What are the rules around the columbaria?
44. Cremation: Can my pet be cremated and buried with me?
45. Cremation: I have loved ones interred in the old Rosegarden. Can additional cremated remains be interred at the old Rosegarden?
46. Memorialization: How do I know if the marker I’ve ordered has been installed?
47. Memorialization: What is a marker installation fee?
48. Memorialization: How do I have a vase installed with the marker?
49. Memorialization: What size and type of marker can I have on a plot? How many markers can we have on one plot?
50. Memorialization: I would like to put a marker on our plot for someone who is not buried in the cemetery. Can this be done?
51. Locating a Loved One: How do I search for my loved one in your cemetery? Can I get a map of the cemetery?
52. Locating a Loved One: Do you have records for all burials in Maple Ridge?