24.147.1310 REQUIREMENTS FOR BURIALS
(1) Except as provided in (2) and (3) , there shall be no less than 18 inches of dirt or turf on top of all vaults or caskets, and no less than six inches of dirt or turf on top of other containers of cremated remains.
(2) Cremated remains placed in an urn or urn vault and covered with at least three-quarters of an inch of concrete, brass, granite, marble or metal plate, affixed to the urn or vault shall be exempt from the requirement of (1) .
(3) In the case of consensual double burials, the casket or vault that is on top shall be covered with at least 12 inches of dirt or turf as measured at the time of burial.
History: 37-19-807, MCA; IMP, 37-19-807, MCA; NEW, 1998 MAR p. 2959, Eff. 11/6/98; TRANS, from Commerce, 2002 MAR p. 790.