Monuments, Markers & Memorials
A monument shall be defined as a marker consisting of two separate pieces. The base structure of the monument shall not exceed 36 inches in length, 12 inches in width and 6 inches in height. The upright section of marker shall not exceed 30 inches in length, 6 inches in width, and 24 inches in height. These dimensions are for monuments embracing one or more graves and are for sections that monuments are permissible within Elmwood Cemetery. This regulation is applicable for purchases made from the calendar year 1990 to present.
Monuments prior to calendar year 1990: For purchases made prior to calendar year 1990 and with a four grave lot, the regulation for monuments are any marker consisting of two pieces with the base not exceeding 48 inches in length, 14 inches wide, and 8 inches in height. The upright section of monument shall not exceed 36 inches in length, 8 inches in width, and 24 inches in height
Shall embrace one or more graves and shall not exceed 36 inches in length, 12 inches in width, and 4 inches in height. Said markers are permissible anywhere within Elmwood Cemetery.
Shall embrace one or more graves and shall not exceed 36 inches in length, 12 inches in width, and 18 inches in height. These markers are only permissible in sections of Elmwood Cemetery that allow Monuments.
Memorials shall be defined as a one or two-piece structure bearing the family name only. A Memorial shall not have any individual names, titles, or dates of birth or death. These memorials are only allowed in the section of Elmwood Cemetery known as the Family Memorial Section and base shall not exceed 8 feet in length, 18 inches in width, and 12 inches in height. The upright portion of this memorial shall not exceed 7 feet in length, 12 inches in width and 48 inches in height. The foundations for the Memorials shall be 8 inches wider at each side of the memorial and shall be installed by the memorial company with the approval of the City Engineer. These memorials shall embrace no less than 8 graves and not to exceed 12 graves. Each grave shall have individual flush markers identifying the burial.
Delivery of Monuments, Markers & Memorials
- No delivery shall be made on Saturdays, Sundays, or Holidays
- No delivery shall be made on any day after 3:30 p.m
- Delivery and erection of monuments and markers shall be prearranged with the supervisor so that no interference with interments will ensue
The supervisor of the cemetery shall inspect all monuments, markers and memorials prior to and after installation. Markers or monuments being removed for added inscription must follow the same rule applicable to new memorials; and in addition must be inspected before they are taken from the cemetery. In every instance written permission for the removal must be obtained from the owner. When an inspection is added, the monument or marker must be cleaned.