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Metairie, Louisiana 70002
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Application to Determine Exempt Status

This application is to determine if a cemetery qualifies for an exemption under R.S. 8:78. It is not an application to license the cemetery or issue a Certificate of Authority.

Application for Certificate of Authority

Application for Certificate of Authority for Publicly Owned Cemeteries

Application for License as a Cemetery Sales Organization (CSO) - Cemetery Management Organization (CMO)

Application for Abandoned Cemetery Sales and Management License (ACSM)

Application for Exempt Certificate of Authority

The following cemeteries may qualify for an Exempt Certificate of Authority, pursuant to La. R.S. 8:78:

  • Fraternal Cemeteries, Municipal Cemeteries, Community Cemeteries, State Cemeteries, Federal Cemeteries and Religious Cemeteries that do not sell cemetery spaces, sell the right of use or interment in any cemetery space, or charge a maintenance fee per cemetery space for an amount in excess of three hundred dollars;
  • Community Cemeteries owned and operated by non-profit corporations in existence prior to January 1, 2007, whose officers and directors service on a voluntary basis without compensation for their services; or
  • Columbarium facilities owned and operated by churches for the interment of human remains.

Application for Family Burial Ground

A Family Burial Ground means a cemetery in which no lots are sold to the public and in which interments are restricted to a group of persons related to each other by blood or marriage.
Application for Pre-Construction Sales Project

Conversion Questionnaire

This questionnaire is to determine if a change in ownership or control has occurred when a licensed cemetery authority converts from a corporation to a limited liability company (LLC). If it is determined that a change in ownership or control has occurred, a new application for certificate of authority will have to be completed as provided for by R.S. 8:76.

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