Sec. 9-3. Disposition of the Remains of Indigent Persons.
In order to satisfy the requirements of O.C.G.A. §36-12-5, pertaining to deceased indigents, Columbus will undertake the following obligations, The determination of indigency will be made by the Columbus Office of the Department of Human Resources, Division of Family and Children Services (DFACS). Once that determination is certified by DFACS, Columbus will offer the following options to dispose of the remains: