Section 11-17-1

Petition for appointment of commission to locate or enlarge, mark boundaries, etc., of burial places, graveyards or cemeteries.

Five or more citizens may petition the judge of probate of any county in which any burial place, graveyard, or cemetery is located, requesting him to appoint a commission to locate, mark the boundaries, plat and survey such burial place or to enlarge the area of any burial place, mark the boundaries thereof, plat and survey the part enlarged.

(Code 1907, §86; Code 1923, §91; Code 1940, T. 12, §208.)