Registrar’s Directives

2020
*COVID-19 Registrar’s Directives
Aug. 10 – *Windsor-Essex Stage 3 gathering limits
July 30 – *Stage 3 gathering limits / food & beverages
July 28 – Add link to BAO consumer guide and acknowledgement to funeral and transfer service contracts
July 20 – *Additions to Stage 3 Attendance Limits
July 14 –  *Stage 3 Attendance Limits
July 6 – *Masks & face coverings mandatory at indoor funerals & visitations
June 15 – *Registrar rescinds prohibition on in-person witnessing at cremations
June 13 – *Changes to funeral & visitation attendance
June 10 – *Drive-Thru Visitations
June 9 – *10 is still the max at funerals, visitations and burials
May 26 – *Organized groupings of visitors at funerals & visitations
April 22 – *Addendum to: In-Person Witnessing at Cremations Prohibited 
April 21- *In-Person Witnessing at Cremations Prohibited 
April 7 – *10 MAX or LESS in the entire funeral home at one time 
March 28 – *10 MAX or LESS at funerals, visitations
March 24 – *Cemeteries directed to open 
March 23 – *Reduced MAX at funerals 
Jan. 7 – Rescinded Registrar’s Directive: Pre-need Sales of
Alkaline Hydrolysis Prohibited -May 2, 2018
–Notice to Rescind issued on Jan. 7, 2020

2018
May 2 – Pre-need Sales of Alkaline Hydrolysis Prohibited
–Rescinded Jan. 7, 2020
April 11 – Archaeological Assessments & Investigations on Cemetery Lands 
Feb. 14 – Alkaline Hydrolysis Disposition

2017
Dec. 11 – Proposed Registrar’s Directive – For Consultation re. transportation of decedents
Sept. 13 – Licensing of Body Removal Services 

2016
July 25 – Licensing of establishments: Alternative processes
Aug. 1 – BAO Licensing Expectations: Alternative methods of Disposing Human remains
March 29 – Casket Fees

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