Please do not use glass or ceramic containers or statuary
Please place mementos on the gravestone, not on the ground
Please do not dump dead plant material or artificial flowers on the edges of the cemetery
The Cemetery Association has the right to enter lots to remove overgrown trees and shrubs, or parts thereof as they think proper, that infringe on adjacent lots or roads
All dead plants, wreaths, faded and/or damaged artificial flowers and unused containers must be removed before Memorial Day weekend
Please help us keep lots unobstructed for maintenance and visual appearance.
Rules & regulations - Excerpted FroM Lot Owner's Deed:
All Lots shall be held in pursuance of the Membership Corporations Law relating to Cemetery Associations; and shall not be used for any other purpose than as a place of burial for the dead.
No internment except of a member of the family or a relative of the proprietor, shall be permitted to take place in any burial lot, without special permission of the Executive Committee.
All lots when improved shall be made to conform to the grade established by the Trustees.
No wall exceeding one foot in height, nor any iron railing exceeding four feet in height, may be erected upon any lot without permission of the Executive Committee. Wooden enclosures are not allowed.
The Proprietor of any lot may erect any proper stones, monuments, or other sepulchral structures thereon, and cultivate trees, shrubs, or plants in the same; but no tree growing within the lot or border shall be removed or destroyed without consent of the Executive Committee.
The Proprietor of each lot shall keep in repair at his or her own expense, the landmarks of the same which shall be erected by the Corporation.
If any tree or shrub situated in any lot, shall, by means of its roots, branches, or otherwise, become detrimental to the adjacent lots, or avenues, or dangerous or inconvenient to passengers, it shall be the duty of the Executive Committee, and they shall have the right to enter the said lot and remove such trees or shrubs, or such parts thereof as they may think proper.
If any monument, effigy, or any structure whatever, is placed in or upon any lot, which shall be determined by a majority of the Trustees to be offensive, or improper, the said Trustees, or a majority of them, shall have the right, and it shall be their duty, to enter upon such lot and remove such offensive, or improper object, or objects.
The Board of Trustees may from time to time lay out or alter such avenues, or walks, and make such rules and regulations for the government of the grounds as they may deem requisite and proper to secure and promote the general objects of the Corporation.
The Proprietors of the lots and their families shall have access to the grounds at all times, observing the rules which are or may be adopted for the regulation of visitors.
No disinterment shall be allowed without permission of the Executive Committee.
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