Any pet cemetery which buries five or more animals per year:
• should consist of at least 5 acres of real property in total area (this requirement is waived for pet cemeteries or pet crematoriums in existence prior to January 14, 1993).
• must establish a trust fund for the permanent operation and maintenance of the cemetery in the amount of $12,000 before the acceptance of any monies as annual maintenance fees.
• must file a dedication restricting the real property be used only for the operation of a pet cemetery. A certified copy of that dedication must be filed with this application. Filing must include a copy of a survey map and zoning approvals.
You may pay by check or money order made payable to the Department of State or by MasterCard or Visa using a credit card authorization form. DO NOT SEND CASH. Application fees are nonrefundable. A $20 fee will be charged for any check returned by your bank.
Anyone who wishes to operate a pet cemetery or pet crematorium.
The Environmental Conservation Law - Article 27 - Section 27-0701 - Title 7 - Solid Waste Management & Resource Recovery Fund. You may wish to consult with the Department of Environmental Conservation for additional information.