Cemetery Rates

Lakeview and Sashabaw Plains Cemetery
Lot Sales:    
Twp. Resident* $800.00  
Non-Resident $1,100.00  
Cremation - Resident $525.00  
Cremation - Non-Resident $650.00  
Baby $150.00  
Columbaria Niche Twp. Resident* $800.00-1,000.00**  
Columbaria Niche Non-Resident $1,100.00-1,300.00**  
 
Opening/Closing:    
Regular $700.00  
Shelter $700.00  
Cremation $250.00  
Opening/Closing - Baby $125.00  
Opening/Closing - Columbaria Niche $200.00  
     
Disinterments:    
Disinterments (full size) $925.00  
Disinterments (cremation) $275.00  
Disinterments (baby) $200.00  
     
Additional Charges:    
Tent and Chairs $100.00  
Saturday $300.00  
Sunday $750.00  
Holiday $1,000.00  
 
Foundation Fees:    
Foundation Fee per square inch $0.75  
Minimum fee $75.00  
Military Marker $75.00  
Deed Transfers $25.00  

* A township resident is defined as a person who has lived for a minimum of one year or lived for a period of five or more years in Independence Township.

**6 rows with 3 tiers of pricing:
Bottom row $800/$1,100 resident/non-resident
Top row $900/$1,200 resident/non-resident
Middle rows $1,000/$1,300 resident/non-resident

The Board of the Charter Township of Independence presents the following rules and regulations, as required under Ordinance No, 08-06, Chapter 42, Article IV.

The Board believes that in enforcing these rules and regulations it will provide to the greatest possible extent for the preference of lot owners as well as to secure the stability of improvements.

The by-laws, rules, regulations, prices of lots and schedule of service prices may be amended or changed at any regular meeting of the Township board by a majority vote of all members.

This ordinance was duly adopted by the Township Board of the Charter Township of Independence on November 18, 2008.