Summer Rules

ARTIFICIAL DECORATIONS are not permitted between April 15 and November 20.

FLUSH MARKER LOTS — Planting of flowers is prohibited. Natural cut flowers are permitted at other times when placed in vases that are available at the cemetery office without charge. These vases are to be used to commemorate special occasions such as: anniversaries, birthdays, etc. They are not intended for continual use. Vases are strictly for cut flowers and NOT for potted plants. Only one vase is allowed on a grave. Additional containers will be removed.

POTTED PLANTS and flower boxes on both monument and non-monument lots are allowed only during the ten (10) day period following Palm and Easter Sunday, Mothers and Fathers Day and Memorial Day. Potted plants dug into the soil or placed in cemetery cut flower vases will be immediately removed.

When burials are in front of the upright monument, the planting of annual/perennial flowers is permitted only in the 1 ft. area directly in front of the monument. When ownership is both in the front and rear of the monument, the planting of annual/perennial flowers is permitted on both sides. Plantings on the side of the monument are not allowed. Plantings must be kept 6″ below the height of the monument. Plantings require weekly maintenance by the lot owner. If plantings become overgrown, they will be removed.

The planting of annual/perennial plants is only permitted when a bench is placed in lieu of an upright monument and follow the same planting guidelines as an upright monument. No plantings are permitted when a bench is not located within a monument row. Planting of shrubbery i.e., rose, hydrangea, etc.: is not permitted.

The installation of cameo portraits on flush markers is not permitted.

NEW SHRUBBERY is not permitted on individual lots. Existing shrubs will be removed by the cemetery at such time as they grow taller than 6″ below the height of the monument.

Concrete products, metal urns and articles such as glass jars, plastic items (with the exception of cemetery issued vases for cut flowers), any type of light, name plates, balloons, chimes, pumpkins, figurines, borders, and bric-a-brac of any description are not allowed.


No decoration of any type (including any type of lights or flowers) may be placed on any crypt or crypt area. Anyone found in violation may be held responsible for all costs incurred in either the removal of or damage caused by the placement of these illegal decorations.

Only cloth American Flags on wooden dowels are allowed, and will be removed according to Flag Laws.

Visitors are required to leash and clean up after their pets.

PLEASE USE rubbish containers throughout the cemetery.

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