As the City Council moves out of the property, homeless people will move in, for up to 45 nights this winter.
The Ninth Street shelter is set to close at the end of August, but the city has money to open it up elsewhere.
The burial capped off a Thursday morning demonstration intended to raise awareness of animal abuse.
Notices of violation around the Old City Hall homeless camps order residents to clear out immediately.
"Let’s put forward our best proposal," said Mayor Jesse Arreguín. "If they accept it, great. If not, we’ll build this facility."