Mausoleum Approval

Mausoleum Approval

Definition

A Mausoleum is a structure wholly or partly above the level of the ground and designed for the burial or storage of dead human bodies.

Only a religious auxiliary, religious denomination or a municipality may establish a new mausoleum.

Registration Requirements

  • Completed application form (pdf)

  • Local Regional Health Authority approval (Regional Health Authorities may use their own forms or provide approval on health authority letterhead)

  • Municipal or regional planning approval (Note: This may include development approval. Municipal or regional planning offices may use their own forms or provide approval by letter.)

Additional Information

A mausoleum only needs to register if the structure contains more than 12 compartments.  It must be located in a registered cemetery.

Legislation

Cemeteries Act

General Regulation

Copies of legislation can be obtained from the Queen’s Printer Bookstore at:

Park Plaza, 5 floor
10611-98 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta   T5K 2P7
Telephone: 780-427-4952

To call a Government of Alberta office toll free (in Alberta), dial 310-0000 and follow the instructions.

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