Indiana laws pertaining to cemeteries & Government links 

 

IC 23-14  INDIANA CEMETERY LAWS AND STATUTES

IC 23-14-67  (CARE OF CEMETERIES BY COUNTIES)

IC 23-14-68  (CARE OF CEMETERIES BY TOWNSHIPS)
IC 14-21-1  (DHPA - HISTORIC PRESERVATION AND ARCHEOLOGY) {see IC 14-21-1-24}
IC 23-14-57  (DISINTERMENT, DISENTOMBMENT AND DISURNMENT)-- Effective 7/1/2002 --
  New statute establishes procedures to be followed when removing human remains from a cemetery
IC 6-1.1-6.8  (ASSESSMENT OF CEMETERY LAND) -- Effective 7/1/2001
IC 14-21-1-13.5  (DNR to survey and register Indiana's cemeteries and burial grounds)
IC 14-21-1-26.5  (Disturbance of soil within 100 feet of known cemetery or burial ground)
IC 14-21-1-26.5  (Recording interests in property containing cemetery or burial ground) --    Effective 7/1/2002
IC 14-21-2  (Cemetery Preservation) -- Prohibits purchase or sale of items removed from cemetery
IC 35-43-1-2.1  (Cemetery mischief) -- Cemetery mischief as a new crime
IC 35-43-1-2.1(a)  [Eliminates right of persons involved in agriculture to destroy visible signs of burial site] -- Effective 7/1/1999 

DNR-Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology
Jeannie Regan-Dinius  Special Projects Coordinator DNR-DHPA

402 W. Washington Street, W274
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204-2739
317-232-1646

http://www.in.gov/dnr/historic/2832.htm

 

Helpful  Government links

Indiana Dept. of Natural Resources   Burial ground registry and protection   & Survey form (pdf)

Indiana  Cemetery Heritage Sign     (take a look, click the soldier)   & Cemetery Commission information. 

Indiana Township Trustees Indiana Township Association
Indiana Representatives Indiana Senators
Indiana Senate Districts Indiana House Districts
Roster of Indiana State and Local Officials State Board of Accounts STATE OF INDIANA  Reissued 2002
Association of Indiana counties Indiana Association of Cities and Towns
Indiana Association of County Commissioners  

 

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