FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The City of Fort St. John has recently completed Phase one of the Woodlawn Cemetery expansion project.
According to Mayor Lori Ackerman, Phase one of the expansion project, lead by the Cemetery Master Plan, began earlier this year with a budget of $1.25 million.
Ackerman says the expansion of the cemetery includes 311 full burial plots, 110 cremation burial plots, nine Muslim burial plots, 18 green burial plots, 192 Columbarium niches, and a central gathering space.
Other new plot types added to the cemetery include family monuments and scattering gardens.
According to City Staff, before these plots are available for use in Spring 2021, an updated Cemetery Regulation and Maintenance Bylaw is being developed for Council’s approval.
For more information on cemeteries, you can visit the City’s website.
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