Cemeteries and Crematoria
The Council manages a cemetery at Phoenix, Henrietta and at Trois Mamelles. Specific areas have been provided at
the cemetery for burial grounds for the Christians, Muslims,
Hindus, Chinese and Bahaï communities.
the traditional wood pyre, the Council has also one gas cremator at Phoenix Cemetery.
Another gas cremator is in operation at Trois Mamelles Cemetery.
The following fees are claimed
(1) Burial at and Trois Mamelles- Rs 500/
(2) Burial at Phoenix Cemetery - Rs 500/
(3) Cremation fees at Phoenix Cemetery and Trois Mamelles Cemetery are -
||(a) with coffin Rs 3,500/
(b) without coffin Rs 2,500/
ALL NEW GRAVES ARE COMMON GRAVES AND NO GRAVE ARE AVAILABLE FOR SALE.
Late Burial at Phoenix Cemetery
Burial at Phoenix Cemetery, Henrietta Cemetery and Trois Mamelles
Cemetery. However any person willing to effect burials after 6 p.m.
shall be required to inform Council (through the Health Inspector in
charge of the Cemetery) before 6 p.m. of the same day (Ph No. 696 5269).
Procedure for effecting burial at Phoenix Crematorium and Trois Mamelles Crematorium.
Authorisation, to effect a burial in a grave,
shall be given by the owner of that grave. In case the owner
of a grave is deceased, the immediate heir of the owner of
the grave may give authorisation to effect a burial in that
grave. In case of multiple heirs, one of the heirs may give
authorisation to open the grave, subject to non-objection
by all other heirs. ( All relevant documents, including any
affidavit, as required, must be provided to the satisfaction
of the Municipal Inspector)
Any person falling in the above category must
proceed to the Phoenix Cemetery Office for formalities.
Any relevant document related to the above.
I.D card of the applicant
I.D card of a witness
Burial Permit from Civil Status Office.
Procedure for effecting cremation at Phoenix Cemetery Crematorium
Applicant must proceed to the Sanitary Authority
( Ministry of Health & Quality of Life ) to obtain a cremation
Applicant, accompanied by a witness must then proceed to the
office of the Phoenix Cemetery.
I.D. card of applicant
I.D card of a witness
Cremation Permit from Sanitary Authority.
all criteria for the opening of a grave, or for a cremation, are
satisfied, a voucher for payment will be issued to the applicant (
during week days). The latter must proceed to the cashier at the Town
Hall for payment, and the receipt must be produced to the inspector
before burial, or cremation, can be effected. In weekends and public
holidays, payment will be accepted at the office of Phoenix Cemetery
and, a provisional receipt will be issued to the applicant.