SEC. 10.1 AUTHORITY OF CITY TO REGULATE
The mayor and council of the city reserve to themselves and their successors in office the right to alter, amend, modify or add to the rules, regulations, conditions, and restrictions herein set forth at any time it is deemed advisable so to do in order to carry out the purposes of this chapter.
There shall be no liability whatsoever, either tort or contractual, on the part of the city, or its officials or officer (or their successors in the office), or it's agents or employees, to any purchasers of any lots in the cemetery, or to any person holing under them, or to the family or relatives of any person buried in the cemetery, or to any person or the family of such person who has erected any monument, marker, or mausoleum therein, by reason of any act or acts, thing or things, omission, negligence, or otherwise relating to the cemetery. In accepting any conveyance of any burial lot, each purchaser agrees that all provisions of this chapter are valid and that he and his heirs and assigns shall hold such lot subject to all the provisions of this chapter and subject to all amendments hereto made by the mayor and council.
SEC. 10.2 Management and Supervision Generally
The responsibility for the management, operation, maintenance, and general supervision of all municipal cemeteries shall be vested in the mayor.
SEC. 10.3 Superintendent of Municipal Cemeteries
1. Appointments: The mayor shall appoint a superintendent of municipal cemeteries, which officer shall be subject to removal at any time by the mayor or mayor and council.
2. Duties: The superintendent of municipal cemeteries shall have the following duties:
a: To look after and take proper care of all municipal cemeteries and see that no lot in any cemetery is used of or occupied in violation of this chapter or of any rule or regulation promulgated by the mayor and council;
b: To keep full and detailed accounts of the receipts and expenditures on account of the municipal Cemeteries, and at least once a month turn over to the city all the monies collected on such accounts.
Sec. 10.7 Conduct Regulations Generally
1. Trees and Shrubs: No tree or shrub shall be planted, removed, cut down. or destroyed within the borders of any burial lot, walks, or lawn spaces, without the consent of the superintendent of municipal cemeteries.
2. Injury to Monuments: It shall be unlawful for any person to remove, deface, or in any manner injure any monument, enclosure, or ornament thereof within any municipal cemetery.
3. Discharging Firearms: It shall be unlawful for any person to shoot any gun, pistol, or any other firearm within any municipal cemetery except at a funeral cemetery.
4. Depositing Offensive Matter: It shall be unlawful for any person to deposit on any part of any cemetery or any land adjoining it any dead carcass or any putrid or offensive matter whatsoever.
5. Disorderly Conduct: It shall be unlawful for any person to conduct himself or herself in a boisterous or disorderly manner within the perimeter of any municipal cemetery.
6. Riding Horses, Motorcycles and Motorbikes: It shall be unlawful for any person to use any part of a municipal cemetery, its streets and/or drives for riding a horse thereon, or riding a motorcycle or motorbike thereon.
7. Entering at Night: It shall be unlawful for any person to enter any municipal cemetery or walk upon or across any such cemetery between sunset and sunrise without the consent of the superintendent of municipal cemeteries.
8. Advertisements: It shall be unlawful for any person to post any advertisements or sign, or to solicit any work in a municipal cemetery.
9. Unauthorized Interments: It shall be unlawful for any person to inter any dead body in any part of a municipal cemetery without the express authorization of the superintendent of municipal cemeteries.
10. Disinterment: Disinterment shall be made only when authorized by the mayor and council and the county board of health.
11. Loitering: It shall be unlawful for any person to loiter or remain in any cemetery located in the city except during services, or to be engaged in disorderly conduct in or near the entrances to the cemeteries. Each cemetery shall have posted at least one sign, which states "No Loitering". The punishment shall be a fine not to exceed five hundred dollars and/or incarceration for a period not to exceed ten days.