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RULES AND REGULATIONS OF EVERGREEN AND EAST LAWN CEMETERIES

1. PURPOSE
Evergreen and Eastlawn Cemeteries have been established to provide for the burial and proper
memorialization of the deceased.
This brochure contains our Rules and Regulations, pertaining to Memorialization, Decorations,
Landscaping, etc., as they relate to the overall maintenance of the Cemeteries.
A. FOREWORD
All owners of Burial Rights, their successor(s) and visitors to the cemeteries shall be subject
to these Rules and Regulations of the Cemeteries, including additions, amendment and alterations
that may be adopted from time to time.
Not withstanding any reference in the Rules and Regulations (or any purchase agreement or
other document) to sale or ownership by a purchaser of Cemetery property, title to the real property
comprising the Cemeteries shall be and remain vested solely in the Cemeteries and the right of a
purchaser or subsequent owner shall be limited to use of the designated space for the placement of
the remains of deceased human beings, subject to the terms of applicable purchase agreements and
the Articles of Incorporation, Bylaws, and Rules and Regulations of the Cemeteries.
Evergreen and Eastlawn Rules and Regulations playa most important part in the
beautification and preservation of the grounds and buildings. On occasion visitors may
misunderstand their purpose and function, and may be inclined to resent what they regard as
restrictions on their rights and privileges. The Rules and Regulations safeguard both the owners
and the Cemeteries, and also have been devised in keeping with Ohio Cemetery Law. In many cases,
they reflect directly on the health and safety of patrons and workers. There are valid reasons for all
the rules and regulations. We ask your cooperation.

1. PURPOSE
Evergreen and Eastlawn Cemeteries have been established to provide for the burial and proper
memorialization of the deceased.
This brochure contains our Rules and Regulations, pertaining to Memorialization, Decorations,
Landscaping, etc., as they relate to the overall maintenance of the Cemeteries.
A. FOREWORD
All owners of Burial Rights, their successor(s) and visitors to the cemeteries shall be subject
to these Rules and Regulations of the Cemeteries, including additions, amendment and alterations
that may be adopted from time to time.
Not withstanding any reference in the Rules and Regulations (or any purchase agreement or
other document) to sale or ownership by a purchaser of Cemetery property, title to the real property
comprising the Cemeteries shall be and remain vested solely in the Cemeteries and the right of a
purchaser or subsequent owner shall be limited to use of the designated space for the placement of
the remains of deceased human beings, subject to the terms of applicable purchase agreements and
the Articles of Incorporation, Bylaws, and Rules and Regulations of the Cemeteries.
Evergreen and Eastlawn Rules and Regulations playa most important part in the
beautification and preservation of the grounds and buildings. On occasion visitors may
misunderstand their purpose and function, and may be inclined to resent what they regard as
restrictions on their rights and privileges. The Rules and Regulations safeguard both the owners
and the Cemeteries, and also have been devised in keeping with Ohio Cemetery Law. In many cases,
they reflect directly on the health and safety of patrons and workers. There are valid reasons for all
the rules and regulations. We ask your cooperation.
B. DEFINITIONS

1. BOARD OF TRUSTEES: Shall mean the Board of Trustees of the Cemeteries.


2. CEMETERY: Shall mean Evergreen/Eastlawn Cemeteries, Inc. Columbus, Ohio.

3. BURIAL RIGHTS: A right of interment by the Cemeteries . The placement of the remains of a
deceased human being to include Interment, Entombment, Inurnment. (Owners, ofburial rights should
be aware they do not own a piece of real property. Instead, their burial rights may be considered
as an easement on re estate.)

4. CARE OF CEMETERY: Cutting the grass upon the graves and lots at reasonable intervals,
pruning shrubs and trees places by the Cemeteries at proper times. Reasonable care also is taken of
grounds, walks, roadways, and cemetery facilities.

5. COLUMBARIUM: A room or area consisting of niches or spaces for cremated human remams.

6. CREMATED REMAINS : The remains of a cremated human body. These remains consists of ash and
bone fragments.

7. CREMATORY: The facility within which the remains of deceased persons are or are intended to
be cremated.

8. CRYPT: A chamber for the entombment of casketed remains of a deceased person.

9. ENTOMBMENT: The permanent placement of remains in a crypt.

10. GRAVE OR GRAVE SPACE: A parcel of ground designed to receive a single interment. It must be
large enough to receive a casket and outer container .

11. INTERMENT: Lawful disposition of the remains of a deceased person through permanent
placement of uncremated remains in the ground.

12. INURNMENT: The permanent placement of cremated remains in an urn in a columbarium, crypt,
or in the ground.

13. LOT, PLOT OR BURIAL SPACE: One, or more than one, adjoining grave.
A parcel of ground on the official plats of a Cemetery.


14. MANAGEMENT: The individuals designated by and with authority vested by the Board of
Trustees to develop policies and procedures.

B. DEFINITIONS cont.

15. MARKER: A memorial of granite, marble, cast bronze or a combination thereof, placed at the
head or foot of one or more graves.

16. MONUMENT: A memorial of granite, marble, cast bronze, or combination thereof,
used on a designated lot, to mark two or more graves which, when installed in the ground,
is more than thirty (30) inches in height above the ground.


17. URN: Shall mean the receptacle ofbronze (or other material approved by the Cemetery)
containing cremated remains and which is to be placed in a niche, a crypt, or in the ground.

18. NICHE: A compartment or space in a columbarium for the interment of cremated remams .


III. GENERAL RULES

A. GENERAL SUPERVISION

1. USE OF THE FACILITIES: Evergreen/Eastlawn reserve the right to refuse the use of of any
of their facilities at any time to any persons whom the management may deem objectionable to the
best interests of the Cemeteries .

2. FUNERAL MANAGEMENT IN CHARGE OF: All funerals, on reaching the cemetery, shall be under
the charge of Management.

3. CASKET NOT TO BE DISTURBED : Once a casket containing a body is within the confines of the
Cemeteries, only the Funeral Director shall be permitted to open the casket or touch the body with
the consent of a member of the family of the deceased.

4. WORK IN THE CEMETERY: All grading, landscape work, improvements of any kind, care of the
burial space, planting, trimming, cutting or removal of trees or flora
of any kind, opening and closing of burial spaces, interments, disinterments and removals,
and the construction of all foundations, vault or container installation, shall be done by the
employees and with the equipment ofEvergreen/Eastlawn or by outside contractors following
guidelines prescribed by them. While a funeral or interment is being conducted nearby, all work of
every description shall cease.

B. GENERAL POIJCIES

1. EXCEPTIONS: Special cases may arise inwhich the literal enforcement of a rule may
impose unnecessary hardship . Evergreen!Eastlawn reserve the right without notice to make
exceptions , suspensions or modification in any of these Rules provided that no such exception,
suspension, or modification shall violate any Ohio Cemetery Law: such temporary exception,
suspension or modification shall not be construed as affecting the general application of such
rule.

2. AMENDMENTS: The Management and conduct of the Cemeterie.s is under the control of the
Board of Trustees. The Board reserves the right at any time to change, modifY or add to these Rules
whenever in their judgment the best interest of the Cemeteries and owners of burial rights require
it.

3. WHEN CEMETERY NOT RESPONSIBLE: Evergreen!Eastlawn shall take precaution to
protect owners of burial rights from loss or damage. They disclaim all responsibility for loss or
damage caused beyond their reasonable control. This includes, but is not limited to, damage caused
by the elements, an act of God, thieves, vandals, strikers, explosions, accidents and riots.

4. DELAYS IN INTERMENTS OR OTHER ACTIVITIES CAUSED BY STRIKES,
ETC.: Evergreen!Eastlawn shall not be liable for any delay in the interment of a body, or for any
delay in the fulfillment of any of its contract or legal obligations, including, but not limited
to, maintenance, care, memorial work or construction which may arise from causes beyond its
reasonable control and, from delays caused by the elements, and act of God, common enemy, thieves,
vandals, strikes, malicious mischief makers, explosions, unavoidable accidents, invasions,
insurrections, riots, or order of any military or civil authority.

5. DELAYS CAUSED BY PROTESTS: Evergreen!Eastlawn Cemeteries shall be in no way liable
for any delay in the interment of any remains where a protest to the interment has been made, or
where the rules of the Cemeteries have not been complied with. The Management shall be under no
duty to recognize any protest of interment unless it is presented in writing.

6. NOT RESPONSIDLE FOR IDENTITY: Evergreen!Eastlawn shall not be liable for the interment
permit nor for the identity of the person sought to be interred or cremated.

7. ERRORS MAY BE CORRECTED: The Management reserves the right to correct any error that
may be made. Errors involving the description, transfer or granting of any interment space may be
corrected by canceling such grant and substituting and granting other interment space of equal
value and similar location ifpossible , or as may be selected by the Management. Management , at
their sole discretion, may elect to refund the amount of money paid for the burial rights in
question. In the event any error shall involve an


B. GENERAL POLICIES (cont.)

intennent, Management reserves the right to remove the remains and transfer them to another space
of equal value and similar location .

8. REWARD: A reward of $250.00 is offered for information leading to a conviction for theft
or vandalism in Evergreen!Eastlawn.

9. VEIDCLES IN CEMETERY: The Management reserves the right to refuse admittance to
sightseeing cars or buses. Bicycles and motorcycles are pennitted in the Cemeteries when there are
no more then two per group and only in areas where there are no burial committal services taking
place . Noisy or disruptive activity will not be permitted.

10. FIREARMS: Persons with fireanns (other than law enforcement officials) will have
permission to enter the Cemeteries only when participating in military funerals or exercises.

11. ALCOHOL: Alcoholic beverages are not pennitted on Cemeteries grounds.

12. CIDLDREN: Children under twelve years of age must be accompanied by an adult who is
responsible for their conduct.

13. SOLICITING: Soliciting the sale of any commodity shall not be made within the confines
of the Cemeteries without express written consent of the President of the Board of Trustees.

14. REPURCHASE: It is policy of Evergreen/Eastlawn Cemeteries not to repurchase burial
rights. Evergreen/Eastlawn Cemeteries will not render assistance to patrons should they need it to
sell their burial rights. The Cemeteries cannot assume the role of broker to the extent of
advertising ,finding potential buyers, or negotiating tams of sales. The Cemeteries will show the
space to a prospective purchaser sent to them.
Evergreen/Eastlawn Cemeteries will provide the transfer deed to consummated the sale for which
there is a nominal fee" NO SALE IS COMPLEfE UNLESS IT IS PROPERLY REGISTERED WITH
EVERGREEN/EASTLAWN.

15. RIGHT TO SELL: Patrons should be aware that Ohio Law prevents transfer of burial rights for
profit . Please consult with the Cemetery Office if you have any questions.

16. SALES AND GIFTS: Sales of lots or burial rights by the owner will not be pennitted .
AN owner may take a gift of burial rights or an interest in a lot, with approval of the
Cemeteries.



B.GENERAL POLICIES (cont.)

17. SUBDIVISIONS: The subdivision oflots and other places ofburial will not be permitted without
the approval of the Cemeteries.

18. RECORDS : No transfer will be recognized by Evergreen/Eastlawn until entered on Cemetery
records, supported by such documentation as Cemetery may require.

19. FEES: All transfers ofburial rights by gift, sale, transfer or otherwise are subject to a
service charge as established by the Cemeteries.



IV. PROCEDURES FOR FINAL DISPOSITION


A. BURIAL SPACE


1. SPACE FOR BURIAL PURPOSE ONLY: All Certificates ofOwnership, when executed, shall be
construed as granting the original purchaser the right to use the space for the interment of such
purchaser and such other persons designated by the purchaser .
'

2. REMAINS PER SPACE: The burial of one casketed remains or one cremated remains shall
be permitted in a single burial space. Burials will not be permitted between space or in areas not
specifically designated as burial spaces. With payment of an established additional fee one
casketed and one cremated remains will be permitted in one single burial space. With payment of an
additional fee two cremated remains will be permitted in one single burial space.

3. PURPOSE OF BURIAL SPACE: All burial space shall be used only for the interment of human
remains.


B. INTERMENT

1. SUBJECT TO LAWS: All interments are subject to these rules, as well as, all applicable laws,
regulations, and order of the property constituted governmental authorities.

2. APPROVAL: All interments, must be made at the time, in the manner , and with such charges
as fixed by Evergreen'Eastlawn Cemeteries.

3. HOLIDAYS: Interments and Interment services shall be permitted only on scheduled work
days for the Cemetery and shall not be permitted on Sunday or holidays observed by the Cemetery to
include: Memorial Day; Fourth of July; Labor Day;Thanksgiving; Christmas, and New Year's Day.

4. ADVANCE NOTICE: Management reserves the right to require a minimum of 24 hours prior
notice of any interment and a minimum of two weeks prior notice of any disinterment or removal.

5. APPLICATION FOR INTERMENT: Where a family or individual has burial rights either in
a burial space, mausoleum, crypt or niche the funeral director may authorize the cemetery to open
any burial space and become responsible for all interment charges. Where a family or individual
must select a burial space for burial, the management reserves the right to require that his
immediate survivor, successor(s) sign for the burial at least 24 hours before the interment service
is schedules. EVERGREENIEASTLA WN WILL NOT BE RESPONSffiLE FOR ERRORS IN LOCATION WHEN INTERMENT
INSTRUCTIONS ARE
MADE BY TELEPHONE. The Management reserves the right to refuse to open
any burial space for any purposes except on written application by the owner of burial rights, or
his successor or successors in burial rights, on a form provided by the Management. When an
interment is to be made on a lot, an authorized individual must come to the office of the
Cemeteries a minimum of 24 hours in advance of the intended interment and locate the graves on the
plat book.

6. OUTER BURIAL CONTAINER AND CASKET REQUIRED: Every earth
interment shall be made in a casket and outer burial container or concrete or metal, or a
combination thereof, of sufficient strength and durability to constitute a reasonably permanent
support for the weight above said container. Installation of the burial container shall be made
by, or under the supervision of, employees of the Cemeteries.



B. INTERMENT (cont.)

7. BURIAL PERMITS: All bodies must be accompanied by an Ohio Burial Permit or acceptable Burial
Permit issued by another State Health Department . No interment will take place without the permit.

8. INTERMENT CHARGES: Prior to any interment, satisfactory financial arrangements must be
finalized with the Management. Interment charges and monies relating to the burial must be paid in
full before a stone or any memorialization may be placed on the grave. The Cemetery Management has
the right to establish fees relating to interment services.




C. MAUSOLEUM ENTOMBMENT- INURNMENT

1. GENERAL INFORMATION: The Cemeteries require at least a 24 hour notice to have a crypt or
niche prepared for a funeral. Entombment/inurnment services can be scheduled at the crypt or niche.

2. ENTOMBMENTIINURNMENT CHARGES : All charges must be paid prior to, but not later than, the
scheduled day of entombment or inurnment. All balances on crypts or niches must be paid prior to,
but not later than, the day of
entombment or inurnment. The Cemeteries reserve the right to regulate the
methods of decorating crypts and niches in order to maintain a uniform appearance. They will
install all lettering and emblems on all crypts and niches. All other unauthorized decorations
affixed to the crypt or niche fronts will be removed by the Cemeteries. The Cemeteries reserve the
right to regulate the methods of decorating crypts and niches in order to maintain a uniform
appearance, and will install all lettering and emblems on all crypts and niches. All
unauthorized decorations affixed to the crypt or fronts will be removed by the Cemeteries.


D. DISINTERMENTS AND REMOVALS

1. AUTHORIZATION BY ONE OWNER: Any person, who, at the time ofhis or her death, is the
owner of any interest in any lot or who is the owner of a right of burial in any space (an
"Owner"), and the surviving spouse of an such Owner, may be placed therein. Any .one. Owner, by
consent, may authorize the burial of any spouse or child (or spouse of such child) or grandchild (
or spouse of such grandchild) of that Owner; provided, that unless #2 of this Article applies, no
burial may be made which might prevent the burial of an original Owner of such lot or other space
unless such Original Owner consents thereto. An Original Owner is a person who acquired a right of
burial or an interest in a lot directly from the Cemeteries.

2. AUTHORIZATION BY ALL OWNERS: No lot or right ofburial may be used for any person not
authorized under #1 of this Article without the consent of each Owner who can be identified and
located by a reasonably diligent search. Such search shall be the sole responsibility of the person
requesting burial.

3. CONSENTS: Any consent filed with the Cemeteries pursuant to #1 or #2 of this Article
shall be in writing and shall be revocable at any time during the life of the owner filing such
consent (and prior to the burial of the designee) and shall be deemed to be revoked upon the death
of the designating Owner, unless such written consent specifically states that it is intended to
remain effective folloWing the death of such Owner before a notary public or other person
authorized by law to take and certify acknowledgments or the identity of the signer is otherwise
established to the satisfaction of the Cemeteries. A consent under #1 or #2 of this Article may
also be made by Will duly admitted to probate.

4. SELECTION OF SPACES: The legal representative responsible for controlling the disposition
of the remains of a person entitled to burial shall be entitled to designate which unoccupied
space, if more than one is available in a group of single graves, crypts or niches, shall be
utilized . Within a given crypt or niche, the Cemeteries may determine which space shall be
utilized for a particular burial. No designation or consent pursuant to # 1 or #2 of this Article,
even if made prior to the death of the repression designated, shall give such person any priority
with respect to selection of or availability of space for burial. The existence and identification
of available space (if any) shall always be determined at the time of burial.


D. DISINTERMENTS AND REMOVALS (cont.)

5. RESERVATIONS: Ifthe surviving spouse of a person properly placed in a given location
shall be entitled to burial in adjoining space and shall notify the Cemeteries in writing that he
or she wishes to reserve a specified space alongside the deceased spouse, such reserved space shall
not be utilized for the burial of others so lot as other space is available in the lot or group,
but such reservation shall not prejudice the right of a person entitled to burial inthe lot or
group to utilize such reserved space ifalternative space in the lot or group is reserved and it is
necessary to utilize a reserved space for burial of another,the space most
recently reserved shall be so utilized . Inthe event the space most recently reserved cannot be
determined, due to a lack of documentation, the space to be so utilized will be determined by a
random selection conducted by the Cemeteries.

6. DOCUMENTATION: No burial shall be made until the person requesting the same has produced
such evidence as the Cemeteries reasonably requires to demonstrate compliance with these Rules and
Regulations. The Cemeteries shall be entitled to rely upon authorization, representation and
designation in writing submitted to it (unless the Cemeteries have actual knowledge of the falsity
or invalidity thereof) and shall not be liable for any act or for refraining to act, in good faith
reliance thereon. Without limiting the foregoing, absent actual knowledge of lack of authority, the
Cemeteries may rely upon instructions received from funeral directors. Inall matters relating to
burials and removals, the Cemeteries may
require such indemnity and/or security from the person requesting action or
forbearance to act as the Cemeteries deem appropriate to protect their interests.


F. DISINTERMENTS/REMOVALS


1. RIGHT TO MOVE: Inaddition to State of Ohio Revised Code guidelines for disinterment
now in place or as amended in the future, the Management has the right to require the following
signatures.

a. Spouse of deceased
b. Children of deceased
c. Parents of deceased
d. Lot owner of present burial site
e. Person who provided written authorization for original burial.

2. DATE AND TIME: Cemetery Management reserves the right to set the date and time of all
removals subject to a review ofthe application to disinter.

D. DISINTERMENTS AND REMOVALS (cont.).

3. AUTHORIZATION: If the Management is unable to obtain the signed authorizations , no
disinterment or removal shall be made without a judgment of the Circuit or Superior Courts
ofFranklin County, State of Ohio or upon written order of the Coroner of Franklin County, State of
Ohio.

4. CARE IN REMOVAL: The Management will exercise all reasonable precautions in making a
removal, but will be under no liability for damage to any casket, outer container or urn incurred
in making such removal.

5. ADVANCE NOTICE: Management reserves the right to require a minimum of two week prior
notice of any disinterment or removal.



V. STATE OF OHIO DESCENT AND DISTRIBUTION; RIGHTS OF SURVIVING SPOUSE

2105.06 Statute of descent and distribution

When a person dies having title or right to any personal property, or to any real estate or
inheritance, in this state, the personal property shall be distributed, and the real estate or
inheritance shall descend and pass in parcenary, except as otherwise provided by law, in the
following course:
(A) Ifthere is no surviving spouse, to the children of the intestate or their lineal
descendants, per stirpes;
(B) Ifthere is a spouse and one child or its lineal descendants surviving, the first sixty thousand
dollars ifthe spouse is the natural or adoptive parent of the child, or the first twenty thousands
dollars ifthe spouse is not the natural or adoptive parent of the child, plus one-half of the
balance of the intestate to the spouse and the remainder to the child or his lineal descendants,
per stirpes;
(C) If there is a spouse and more than one child or their lineal descendants surviving, the first
sixty thousand dollars ifthe spouse ifthe natural or adoptive parent of one of the children, or the
first twenty thousand dollars ifthe spouse is the natural or adoptive parent of none of the
children, plus one-third of the balance of the intestate estate to the spouse and the remainder to
the children equally, or to the lineal descendants of any deceased child,per stirpes;
(D) If there are no children or their lineal descendants then the whole to the surviving spouse;
(E) Ifthere is no spouse and no children or their lineal descendants, to the parents of the
intestate equally, or to the surviving parent ;
(F) If there is no spouse, no children or their lineal descendants and no parent surviving, to the
brother and sister, whether of the whole or of the halfblood of the intestate, or their lineal
descendants, per stirpes;
(G) If there are no brothers or sisters or their lineal descendants, one half to the paternal
grandparents of the intestate equally, or to the survivor of them, and one-half to the maternal
grandparent of the intestate equally, or to the survivor ofthem;
(H) If there is no paternal grandparent or no maternal grandparent, one-half to the lineal
descendants of the deceased then grandparents, per stirpes; ifthere are no such lineal descendants,
stirpes; ifthere are no surviving grandparents or their lineal descendants, then to the next ofkin
of the interstate, provided there shall be no representation among such next of kin;
(I) Ifthere are no next of kin, to stepchildren or their lineal descendants, per stirpes;
(J) If there are no stepchildren or their lineal descendants, escheat to the state.

VI. MEMORIALIZATION



A. GENERAL REGULATIONS


1. Flush marker graves are prohibited from decoration with the following exceptions: Flags
in a government flag holder
Inground vases as part of marker installation
(In ground vases may have flowers removed and the vase set in the vase holder during normal mowing
operations.)


2. Planting is only permitted on monument lots with approval of plant material and site
location by Cemetery Management.

No planting is permitted on single graves.
No unapproved borders, edging, rock chips fencing, etc., and full grave planting will
be removed.

3. Artificial decorations are prohibited with the following exceptions:

Winter decorations allowed from November 1through April1, at which time Cemetery Staff will proceed
with removing decorations in preparation of the mowing season.
Mother's Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Father's Day, etc. decorations allowed for one week after
holiday, at which time decorations will be removed by the Cemetery for maintenance operations.

4. All lot enclosures are prohibited.

·s. If any trees encroach on adjacent lots, obstruct any monument or marker, is a hindrance to
maintenance, or is unsightly or unkept, Management retains the right to remove (without notice) any
said plant.If any plant interferes with burial procedures, the said plant will be removed.

6. No signs indicating that a lot, vault, niche, or crypt is "For Sale" will be permitted on
grounds.

7. Cemetery Management may amend rules and regulations as deemed necessary for maintenance
of Cemetery and safety of visitor and employees.

8. Funeral flowers will be removed one week after the interment.


B. MONUMENTAL WORK-MARKERS-MONUMENTS


1. The Cemetery Management will not interfere unnecessarily with the exercise by lot owners
of their individual tastes in improving their lots and erecting monuments, but all improvements and
monument or marker selection are subject to the supervision and control of the Cemetery
Management, and they reserve the right of forbidding or removing any structure or object or
memorialization (monument/marker) which do not conform to Cemetery memorialization requirements.
The owners of monuments and other memorial structure are expected to keep the same in good repair
and any structure found to be unsightly and in dilapidated condition may be removed by the Cemetery
Management.

2. The comer boundaries of lots are marked by the Cemetery and set level with the lawn.
Any replacement of these boundary markers by the lot owner or the owner's heirs, must be approval
by Cemetery Management.

3. No fences, hedges, stone coping, gravel walks, stone walks, entrance steps or stoops will
hereafter be allowed on lots, except steps or stoops indirect connection with mausoleum or
structure or like character.


4. The boundaries of lots, may not be marked with fences, coping, hedges or other similar
improvements. Those in existence, may be removed by Cemetery Management.


5. Limestone, sandstone, soapstone, concrete, wood and all metallic substances, except U.S.
Stand Bronze mounted upon granite or marble of good quality, are considered unfit for grave markers
and monuments. Wooden markers and plaster of Paris will not be permitted.

6. Only one monument may be erected on one platted lot or part lot. Except as hereinafter
specially provided, the size, design and location of all proposed monuments must meet the approval
of the Cemetery Management. Monuments are not admissible on single grave sections..


7. Only one marker may be placed at!grave.


8. All memorials shall have a smooth flat bottom and be set on a foundation. No stone
shall be set other than level. The work must be cut so as to fit properly on a level base. All
foundations shall be finished true and level and two inches below the surface of the ground where
lowest. All stone work shaUhave the surface next to the foundation every part to be in contact with
the foundation. The use of spawls between the stone and foundation, or the removal of any part of
the foundation to accommodate irregularities, or other defective workmanship in the stone, will not
be allowed.


B. MONUMENTAL WORK-MARKERS-MONUMENTS (cont.)


9. A single marker, i.e.24" x 12" x 4" or 8"may have two inscriptions on it, for remains
interred in the same space, i.e.parent/child, husband/wife (one a cremation) or two cremams m one
space.

10. On lots where a monument has been or is to be erected, the markers must be at the end of
the grave farthest from the monument. All exceptions, must be approved by Cemetery Management.

11. All monument tablets shall be finished on at least the front and back sides.


12. The base and tablet of any monument should be of the same quality throughout.

13. No memorials that cover the grave, i.e. lawn ledgers, will be allowed. No marker will be
allowed having a rough butt or stub exceeding two inches in length, and all markers shall be set
upon a foundation and so bedded as to rest squarely thereon. The .e.ntire. bottom of the memorial
can be raised, ifneeded, and set level A dry mixture of sand and cement may be used between the
memorial and foundation so the memorial can be raised, if needed, and set level.

14. The installation of all monument and marker foundations will be supervised by Cemetery
Management .

15. The price for all foundation work is fixed by the Cemetery Management, but may be amended
from time to time. All foundation work must be paid when or before the memorial is delivered to the
Cemeteries.

16. When any monument , grave marker, or memorial of any kind is to be renovated, any
inscription made, or cleaning done. Written notice must be given to the Cemetery Superintendent
with a description of the work to be done. All outside businesses or contractors, doing work in the
Cemeteries are required to notify Cemetery Management.

17. Work, within the Cemeteries, will be done during normal office hours those being Monday
through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, closed on Sunday and
holidays observed by the Cemetery Staff: Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving,
Christmas, and New Year 's Day.
C. POLICY AND PROCEDURES FOR INDEPENDENT INSTALLERS OF MEMEORIALS. MARKERS AND FOUNDATIONS

I. GENERAL


This document (the "Policy'') establishes guidelines and procedures governing the installation by
independent installers of memorials, markers and their foundations in Evergreen!Eastlawn
Cemeteries. No memorial, marker or foundation may be installed inthe Cemeteries except as provided
in this Policy or in other applicable provisions of the Ru1es and Regu1ations ofthe Cemetery.

A. The Cemeteries are charged with perpetual care and maintenance of it grounds and
improvements. Inorder to fulfill this trust, the Cemeteries must apply uniform standards to all lot
work and improvements within the Cemeteries. The goal of this Policy is to ensure that each
Installer provides a level of materials and workmanship which meet the standards set by the
Cemeteries for their own employees when they do comparable work

B. Each Installer will be responsible for any and all damage to the Cemetery grounds or
improvements caused by the Installer when performing work described inthis Policy, including, but
not limited to, damage to roadways, grass, trees, shrubbery and other memorials, except for
ordinary and usual damage to turf at the work site which cannot reasonably be avoided.

C. All installation work shall be done during the Cemetery's normal working hours (8:00
a.m. to 4:00 p.m. weekdays and 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon Saturdays, and excluding holidays when the
Cemetery Office is closed) or at such other times as may be approved in writing in advance by the
Cemeteries. No work shall be commenced until approval has been obtained in writing from the
Cemetery Office in accordance with this Policy. All work shall cease while a funeral is in
procession or a committal service is being conducted nearby. The Cemeteries may prohibit work
during freezing weather and/or at other times when damage to lots or other property may resuh.

D. All memorial, markers and foundations must comply with the specification established by the
Cemeteries for the particu1ar section, lot or grave space. These specifications are available at
the Cemetery Office, and will be provided without charge to any Installer upon request. Any
memorials, markers or foundations installed which fail to meet these specifications will be
removed, at the Cemetery's option exercised by written notice to the Installer, either by the
Installer or by the Cemeteries at the Installer 's expense.

E. Upon request , the Cemeteries will give lot locations and any other information from its
records, without charge, to an Installer for the purpose oflocating the proper grave. The
Cemeteries will require that its personnel certify the memorial or marker location prior to
commencement of any foundation work by the Installer


C. POLICY AND PROCEDURES FOR INDEPENDENT INSTALLERS OF MEMORIALS, MARKERS AND FOUNDATIONS
(cont.)

F. The cemeteries do not permit the installation of individual grave space markers or lot
memorials before the lot purchase price has been paid in full, except that grave space markers only
may be installed for a given grave space within a lot when, at least, the purchase price for the
grave space itself has been fully paid.


AUTHORITY AND APPLICATION


A. No memorial, marker or foundation may be installed on a lot without written authorization
of the lot owner or the personnel representative or a lot owner (administrator/executor of the
estate of a lot owner).

B. The Installer will submit a fully completed ''Notice to Install a Memorial Foundation"
form (Installation Notice), provided by the Cemeteries, for each foundation location. This form
must be completed (and all applicable Fees paid) before approval to install the memorial, marker
or foundation will be granted by the Cemeteries. No installation may take place prior to their
written approval as provided in IV.A. above.

C. The Installer will not subcontract any work without the prior written approval of the
Cemeteries.

FOUNDATION SPECIFICATIONS


A. Markers: Excavate the site one inch (1") larger then the size of the marker, length and
width, to a depth of a minimum of two feet (2'). Fill the site with a Readymix five (5) bag mixture
of concrete, four inch (4") slump, to a depth that will allow the proper setting of a grass level
or raised memorial and allow not more than two inches (2") of dry mixture of cement and sand to be
used between the foundation and the memorial. After placing the marker, the area around the marker
is to be filled in with good soil.

B. Memorials/Monuments: Excavate the site one inch (1") larger than the size of the monument
base, length and width, to a depth of four feet (4'). Fill with a Readymix five (5) bag mixture of
concrete, four inch (4") slump, to a depth that will be level or not more then two inches (2")
below ground level on the low side of the site. When setting, a dry mixture of cement and sand
should be placed on top of the foundation and the monument base set level. After placing the
monument , the area around the monument is to be filled in with good soil.

C. POLICY AND PROCEDURES FOR INDEPENDENT INSTALLERS OF
MEMORIALS, MARKERS AND FOUNDATIONS(cont .)

C. Except the dirt to be used around the memorial when it is set, the excess dirt from the
excavation shall be removed from the Cemetery by the Installer.

D. In certain cases , as when a memorial or marker must be placed above a vault, the depth
specified in paragraphs III.A. and B .above may not be achievable. Also, certain Sections may
dictate the need for a deeper foundation, due to soil conditions and type. In those cases, on the
written request of the Installer, the Cemeteries will grant written variances, specifying the
nature and extent of the permitted variation from standards, where the variance, in the Cemetery's
reasonable opinion , will not adversely affect the long term care and maintenance of the lot in
question.


INSTALLATION PERFORMANCE


A. The Cemeteries will exert its good faith efforts to respond to each Installation Notice
within five (5) working days (excluding Saturdays) following receipt of the notice. A response may
include written approval of the requested installation, a denial of the request which will be
accompanied by an explanation of the denial, or a request for additional information. Following any
written approval of an installation, the described in IV .C. below with the Cemetery Office.
Installation may commence following establishment of and in accordance with the inspection
schedule.


B . In performing work authorized in an approved Installation Notice, the Installer shall
comply with the following procedures (which may be monitored by the Cemeteries):

1. The Installer shall locate the grave space as outlined by the Cemeteries.

2. The Installer shall follow the Cemetery instructions regarding positioning of the memorial,
including the lateral and longitudinal alignment of the memorial.

3. If the Installer has reason to believe that the installation cannot be made in the lot
according to the location given, or if other memorials seem to be set differently that as indicated
by the Cemetery directions, the Installer will immediately notify the Cemetery Office. The
Cemeteries will either confirm the original instructions or, if necessary give corrected or
adjusted location instructions .

4. All trucks and/or heavy equipment shall remain on Cemetery roadways. All concrete carried to
the foundation site shall be moved in wheelbarrows or similar hand-operated equipment. It required
by the Cemeteries, the Installer will install tracking to avoid damage to the section.

C. POLICY AND PROCEDURES FOR INDEPENDENT INSTALLER OF MEMORIAL,
MARKERS AND FOUNDATIONS (cont.)


5. All sod and dirt removed during excavation shall be carefully removed. None shall be
left on the Cemetery lots except that needed by the Installer to fill the space between the
memorial and the adjacent lawn.

6. The memorial shall be transported to the Cemetery lots in a manner which will not cause
damage to the Cemetery lawns, and will be delivered and set at the same time. No memorial will be
delivered before the inspection of the poured concrete as defined in paragraph
IV.C. below.

7. The Installer shall promptly remove equipment and any type of debris which may have
accumulated in the process of installing the memorial .

8. The Installer shall check to see ifany adjacent memorials have become soiled due to the
Installer's work and ifso, shall clean such memorials.

9. Ifthe Installer should damage any property in the Cemeteries, immediate notice shall be
given to the Cemetery Office of the property damaged. If the Cemeteries so direct, such damage
shall be repaired by the Installer as soon as possible in accordance with the directions of the
Cemeteries and under their supervision. The Installer will bear the cost of any damage repaired by
the Cemeteries.

10. Before commencing any installation work, the Installer must (i) provide a performance
bond in the amount of$5,000.00 in favor ofEvergreen/Eastlawn Cemeteries, (ii) show proof of
worker's compensation coverage as required by state law; and (iii) file a certificate of insurance
showing proofofliability insurance in the amount of at least $500,000.00 per occurrence for bodily
injury, and $500,000.00 per occurrence for property damage. Also, the Cemeteries shall be named as
an additional insured on the Installer's insurance policy.

11. When the Installer has completed work on each day,notice must be given to the Cemetery
Office of the work performed on that date.

C. The Installer's work will be subject to four (4) inspections by the Cemeteries as follows:
1.) the memorial locations; 2.) depth of the foundation;3.) grade and quality of the concrete; 4.)
final memorial installation. The inspections (and the Installer's work) will be performed in
accordance with the schedule issued by the Cemeteries prior to the commencement of the work. It:
during any part of the installation procedure, the Cemeteries determine that the required
specifications or procedures are not being followed, the Cemeteries may require the work to stop
until the deviation is corrected .
C POLICY AND PROCEDURES FOR INDEPENDENT INSTALLERS OF
MEMORIALS, MARKERS AND FOUNDATIONS (cont.)

D. Ifthe Cemeteries believe a memorial has not been installed correctly, or that the Installer has
damaged the grounds or property,the Cemeteries shall notify the Installer of such errors and the
Installer shall inunediately correct same.

E. If the Installer leaves debris, equipment or any other undesirable item in the
Cemeteries, the Installer shall remove such items immediately upon Cemetery request.

F. If a memorial should sink, tilt or become misaligned due to faulty installation, the
Cemeteries shall notify the Installer in writing . The Installer shall correct any such
installation within thirty (30) days after receipt of Cemetery notice. (weather conditions
permitting).

CEMETERY FEES


As a condition ofEvergreen!Eastlawn review or approval of any Installation Notice, the Cemeteries
will charge and the Installer will pay an inspection and records fee to cover the Cemetery's actual
labor and administrative costs with regard to inspecting the processing each installation. This fee
will be payable at the time an Installation Notice is filed with the Cemeteries and is
non-refundable. This fee will be updated from time to time and notice of any changes will be sent
to the Installers for whom the Cemeteries have addresses. Failure to give this notice will not,
however, affect the fee charged or payable.


The Evergreen!Eastlawn Endowment Care Fund contribution policies applicable to Cemetery-installed
foundations will apply to foundations installed under this policy. The applicable Endowment Care
Fund contribution amount, ifany, will be added to the inspection and records fee as a separately
stated amount and will be payable by the Installer with such fee.

VIOLATIONS AND AMENDMENTS

1.
Code (1).

This Policy is issued under the authority of Chapter 1721 of the Ohio Revised





This policy may be changed at any time by the Cemeteries. Any changes will apply to all
Installation Notices approved after the date of the change.

Repeated or flagrant violation of the Policy or of other Cemetery Rules and Regulations may be
cause to bar an Installer and/or specific employees of an Installer from performing work in the
Cemeteries.




(I) Ohio Revised Code Section 1721.19 provides: ''No person shall violate a bylaw, rule, or
regulation adopted by the trustees, directors, or other officers of a cemetery company or
association, or by a board of township trustees having charge of township cemeteries, with
reference to the protection, good order, and preservation of cemeteries, and the trees, shrubbery,
structures, and adornments therein....."



D . FLOWER-TREE PLANTING

1. Tree, shrubs, flowers , and other plants must have approval by Cemetery
Management.

2. Cut flowers in containers will be removed by Cemetery Staff as soon as the flowers fade or
they become a hindrance to maintenance operations.

3. Only grass will be planted on graves.

4. Watering utensils such as sprinkling cans , pails , etc., must not be left on lots.

5. Small toy houses , blanket hooks, wire arches, wooden trellis, glass globes, tripods, shell,
toys and lye objects are not permitted on lots, and will be removed by Cemetery Staff.

6. The placing of memorial benches are subject to the memorial rules and regulations of the
Cemetery. No wooden or metal chairs, settees, or benches are permitted.

7. Request must be given to Cemetery Management for any special work on lots that may be
desired.

E. CEMETERY LANDSCAPE SERVICE

1. As a service to monument lot owners, Evergreen!Eastlawn Cemeteries will design and install
appropriate landscapes for the lot. All designs consider : enhancing existing architecture
features, require lot maintenance , disease and insect tolerant , and climatically adaptable to
central Ohio.

2. Families are permitted to design and install their own landscape or hire an outside firm
to do the work, however Cemetery Management reserves the right to disapprove any inappropriate
landscape. All landscape work by individuals or outside contractors should be approved by
Cemetery Management prior to work on lots.

3. Special services regarding maintenance of landscapes may be contracted through the Cemetery
Office. Examples of special services:


- Pruning/shrubbery
- Fertilization and mulching landscapes
- Insect/disease control measures on landscapes
- Turfgrass fertilization and weed control






















































































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