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Rules and Regulations

Rule 11-A / Floral Regulations

No flower receptacles may be placed on any Plot, or in the mausoleum or Columbarium, unless approved by the Cemetery Authority. Such receptacles must be purchased from or approved by the Cemetery Authority. The Cemetery Authority shall have authority to remove all fencing, floral designs, floral frames, flowers, weeds, trees, shrubs, plants, or herbage of any kind from the Cemetery if they are determined to be dangerous, detrimental or diseased, or if they do not conform to these Rules and Regulations. Even decorations which initially conform to these Rules and Regulations that ultimately become unsightly or hazardous will be removed. The Cemetery Authority shall not be liable for floral pieces, baskets, or frames in which or to which such floral pieces are attached. The Cemetery Authority shall not be liable for lost, misplaced or broken floral vases. The Cemetery Authority shall not be responsible for plants, herbage, or plantings of any kind damaged by the elements, thieves, vandals, or by other causes beyond its control. The Cemetery Authority may prevent the removal of any flowers, floral designs, trees, shrubs or plants or herbage of any kind. The Cemetery Authority may establish a schedule for the complete removal of all floral and other decorations from all Plots, Niches, and Crypts.

Rule 11-B / Certain Ornaments Prohibited on Graves

The placing of fencing, floral stands, boxes, shells, toys, metal designs, ornaments, chairs, settees, vases, glass, wood or iron cases, and similar foreign objects, upon or near Plots shall not be permitted except by special arrangement. Souvenirs, wreaths, or flags or other emblems are also prohibited. Flags may be placed on Graves on Memorial Day and / or other military or service commemorated days. The Cemetery Authority may remove and confiscate any property that violates this rule.

Rule 11-C / Certain Ornaments Prohibited in Mausoleums

The placing of floral stands, vases, shells, toys, ornaments and similar foreign objects, upon a mausoleum floor is strictly prohibited. The attachment of items to a Crypt or Niche shutter that may result in damage to the shutter is prohibited. Items that infringe upon neighboring shutters on either side, or above or below, are strictly prohibited unless the Crypt or Niche is owned by the same property owner. Artificial plants and flowers are allowed in the mausoleums. Live plants and flowers are strictly prohibited.

Cleanup Dates

  • January 8
  • March 15
  • June 8 – Full Cleanup
  • September 8th
  • November 8

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