Decoration Guidelines

  • Cemetery WreathNo planting of any vegetation (trees, flowers or shrubs) is permitted on graves.
  • Glass containers, fences, benches, flower pots, trellises, decorative stones, landscape timbers, solar lights, shepherd hooks for hanging plants or other ornamentation or decorations are not permitted and shall be removed without notice.
  • Flowers and decorations will be removed from gravesites on the first day of each month except those placed on monuments or in monument vases. Temporary vases will be removed. Flowers and other decorations placed on graves are periodically removed when they become unsightly or for grass mowing and other maintenance.
  • Arrangements designed for attachment to markers are permissible but shall be removed without notice when they detract from the general appearance of the Cemetery.
  • The City does not assume responsibility for any property not owned by the cemetery, flowers or other decoration on a grave site within the cemetery.
  • Flags are only permissible in flag holders with the exception of Memorial Day and Veteran’s Day weekends. Any flags that are faded or frayed will be removed and disposed of through proper flag etiquette.
  • Any items deemed offensive by the City will be removed by a Public Works Employee.
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