Section .0100 ‑ General Information

Link to law: http://reports.oah.state.nc.us/ncac/title 21 - occupational licensing boards and commissions/chapter 07 - cemetery commission/subchapter a/subchapter a rules.html
Published: 2015

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CHAPTER 07 ‑ CEMETERY COMMISSION

 

Codifier's Note:  This Chapter, 21 NCAC 07, was transferred

from 04 NCAC 05, effective March 1, 2013.  See S.L. 2012-120.

 

SUBCHAPTER 07A ‑ ORGANIZATION

 

SECTION .0100 ‑ GENERAL INFORMATION

 

21 NCAC 07A .0101          NAME AND ADDRESS

The North Carolina Cemetery Commission of the Department of

Commerce is located in Raleigh, North Carolina.  The mailing address for the

Cemetery Commission is 1001 Navaho Drive, Suite 100, Raleigh, North Carolina 27609.  The office is open to the public Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.,

excluding scheduled state holidays.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 65‑49; 65‑51;

150B‑10;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. January 16, 1978;

Amended Eff. September 1, 2007; May 3, 1993.

21 NCAC 07A .0102          GENERAL PURPOSE

The principal purpose of the Cemetery Commission is to

regulate and supervise the activities of cemeteries, cemetery management

organizations, cemetery sales organizations, cemetery brokers and individual

pre‑need cemetery salespeople licensed under the laws of North Carolina.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 65‑55; 65‑57;

65‑58; 150B‑10;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. January 16, 1978.

 

21 NCAC 07A .0103          AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

21 NCAC 07A .0104          FUNCTIONS

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 65-49; 65-50; 65-52;

65-53(1); 150B-10;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. January 16, 1978;

Repealed Eff. June 1, 2014.

 

21 NCAC 07A .0105          EXAMINATIONS

Copies of reports of cemetery examination are available for

inspection by affected parties during regular office hours at the Cemetery

Commission office.  Additionally, one copy of the report of examination is

furnished each cemetery examined.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 65‑49; 150B‑10;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. January 16, 1978.

 

21 NCAC 07A .0106          FEES

In addition to the licensing and penalty fees provided by

statute to this Commission, the following fees are required:

(1)           Two dollars ($2.00) per grave space, mausoleum

crypt, and niche when interment, entombment or inurnment rights are conveyed;

(2)           Five dollars ($5.00) per pre-need vault when

contracted;

(3)           Five dollars ($5.00) per each crypt in a bank of

below ground crypts or lawn crypt garden when contracted.  An additional two

dollars ($2.00) shall be paid for each crypt as provided in Item (1) of this

Rule;

(4)           Five dollars ($5.00) per pre-need memorial when

contracted;

(5)           Five dollars ($5.00) per pre-constructed mausoleum

crypt or niche when contracted.  An additional two dollars ($2.00) shall be

paid for each crypt or niche as provided in Item (1) of this Rule;

(6)           All at need merchandise, property or services, cash

or credit sales, do not require any assessments;

(7)           Five dollars ($5.00) per pre-need opening and

closing of a grave space when contracted.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 65-49; 65-54;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. January 16, 1978;

Amended Eff. December 1, 1981;

Temporary Amendment Eff. October 5, 1987, for a period of 180 days to expire on April 2, 1988;

Amended Eff. June 1, 2014; June 1, 2004; May 3, 1993; March 1, 1988.

 

21 NCAC 07A .0107          CEMETERY LICENSE FEE

The annual cemetery license fee shall be five hundred

dollars ($500.00).  This license has an expiration date of June 30 in each

year.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 65‑49; 65‑54;

Eff. March 1, 1988;

Amended Eff. July 1, 2005.

 

SECTION .0200 ‑ STRUCTURE

 

21 NCAC 07A .0201          CEMETERY COMMISSION MEMBERS

21 NCAC 07A .0202          ADMINISTRATOR OF CEMETERY COMMISSION

21 NCAC 07A .0203          CEMETERY COMMISSION EXAMINERS

21 NCAC 07A .0204          CLERICAL STAFF

21 NCAC 07A .0205          MEETINGS

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 65-49; 65-50; 65-52;

65-53(1);

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. January 16, 1978;

Repealed Eff. June 1, 2014.