Rules & Regulations


The rules and regulations have been adopted for the care of lots and are designed to give all lot owners equal rights and protection therein.

Such authorized individual as appointed by the Service Director shall strictly enforce these rules and regulations.


Visiting hours for the cemetery shall be from 8 a.m. until sunset.


Elmwood Cemetery is owned and operated by the City of Lorain, under the management of the Service Director. There is at all times an authorized individual that assumes actual charge of the cemetery. The office shall be open Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., excluding holidays or as otherwise authorized by the Service Director.


Holidays are defined as follows: New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

Miscellaneous Rules

No money shall be paid to the cemetery employees and their services  must not be engaged except through the office of the Service Director. The cemetery supervisor has been given the authority to enforce all rules and regulations herein contained.


The Service Director will grant exceptions to these rules only. All  applications for an exception must be in writing, stating the reason,  and persons involved. The Service Director's answer will be given by mail and a copy will be kept on record at the cemetery office.