Public Notice – Cemetery Bylaw Update

The Corporation of the Township of Minden Hills owns and operates the following active cemeteries under LICENCE #3274058:

• Minden Cemetery located at 200 Bobcaygeon Road
• 12 Mile Cemetery located at 1112 Chambers Road
• Bethel Cemetery located 1162 Bethel Road
• Gelert Cemetery located at 1052 Cemetery Road

The Township will be submitting proposed amendments to By-law # 12-46 that will standardize the Township’s Cemetery By-law in accordance with Provincial Legislation, including, but not limited to the sale of interment rights, transfer of interment rights and various other regulations as recommended by the Cemetery Board, to the Registrar of the Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act, 2002.

Any interested parties may contact Mark Coleman, Director of Community Services, 705-286-1936 or email mcoleman@mindenhills.ca for information or to make copies.

This by-law and amendments may be reviewed at the Municipal Office, located at 7 Milne Street, Minden, ON K0M 2K0 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. The proposed Cemetery by-law will also be available on the Municipal website: www.mindenhills.ca/cemeteries/ 

These By-laws are subject to the approval of the Registrar, Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act, 2002. Telephone Bereavement Authority of Ontario,1-844-493-6356 or email info@thebao.ca.