Article 1. Acquisition Of Property of California Health And Safety Code >> Division 8. >> Part 3. >> Chapter 3. >> Article 1.

Cemetery authorities may take by purchase, donation or devise, property consisting of lands, mausoleums, crematories, and columbariums, or other property within which the interment of the dead may be authorized by law.
Any cemetery authority which is described in Section 23701c of the Revenue and Taxation Code or is a corporation sole may acquire by eminent domain any property necessary to enlarge and add to an existing cemetery for the burial of the dead and the grounds thereof.