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AGO Opinions with Topic: FEE DIFFERENTIAL BASED UPON RESIDENCE OR PROPERTY OWNERSHIP
AGO 1972 No. 4 >  February 2, 1972
DISTRICTS - CEMETERY - TAXATION - FEE DIFFERENTIAL BASED UPON RESIDENCE OR PROPERTY OWNERSHIP
DISTRICTS ‑- CEMETERY ‑- TAXATION ‑- FEE DIFFERENTIAL BASED UPON RESIDENCE OR PROPERTY OWNERSHIP (1) A cemetery district created pursuant to chapter 68.16 RCW is thereby empowered to sell cemetery plots and render other customary cemetery services to persons who neither reside within nor own taxable property located within the district.(2) A cemetery district created pursuant to chapter 68.16 RCW may impose higher fees for cemetery plots and other customary services provided to persons not residing or owning taxable property within the district than it charges to residents and property owners so long as this fee differential is reasonable in relation to the criteria upon which it is based.
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