N.Y. Real Property Law Section 451
Acquisition of lands for cemetery purposes in certain counties


It shall not be lawful for any person to take by deed, devise or otherwise or set apart or use any land or ground in any of the counties of Westchester, Kings, Queens, Richmond, Bronx, New York, Rockland, Suffolk, Putnam or Nassau, for cemetery purposes without the consent of the board of supervisors for such county, or of the city council of the city of New York, as the case may be, first had and obtained in like manner as provided for in the membership corporations law; and said board of supervisors or city council in granting such consent may annex thereto such conditions, regulations and restrictions as such board may deem the public health or the public good require.

Source: Section 451 — Acquisition of lands for cemetery purposes in certain counties, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/RPP/451 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jul. 6, 2024).

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Jul. 6, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 451’s source at nysenate​.gov

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