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Rules and Regulations
The Coalville City Cemetery is owned and administered by Coalville City


Decorations placed on graves shall be removed from the grave sites on or before the following deadlines:


All decorations will be removed from all grave sites on or before the first week of May each year including but not limited to all decorations located on a Shepherd Hook.

HOLIDAYS: One week following the Holiday. (Mother’s Day, Memorial Day, Father’s Day, etc.)

BURIALS: One week after interment.

Coalville City shall have the right to remove decorations in cases of emergency or as it is deemed necessary to facilitate maintenance and other work at the Cemetery. The City may remove any decoration, at any time, if decorations do not meet cemetery regulations, are inappropriate, become unsightly, blow off monuments, interfere with routine mowing, maintenance or become a safety hazard.

Each grave shall be allowed to have no more than one (1) Shepherd Hook with one hook/hanger only.

Decorations may be placed on graves at any time if they meet the following regulations:

Only live flowers/plants, or artificial flowers/plants, baskets, sprays or wreaths are allowed. (Live flowers/plants may be removed when dead at the discretion of the City.)

Decorations must be located inside of the mow strip (concrete base) that surrounds the headstone and must be within an area four (4”) inches from all sides of the edge of the mow strip (concrete base) and shall not hang outside or in any way extend beyond that area.


All fees including but not limited to burial space, opening and closing and outstanding perpetual care fees must be paid before burial will be allowed.

Burial Space:

  • $300.00 per grave for Coalville City resident
  • $600.00 per grave for Summit County Resident
  • $900.00 Per grave for non-city and outside of Summit County

Opening and Closing Fees:


  • $350.00 Monday through Friday
  • $450.00 Monday through Friday (Summit County Resident)
  • $400.00 Saturday
  • $500.00 Saturday (summit County Resident)


  • $550.00 Monday through Friday
  • $600.00 Saturday  

Cremations and infants (age 8 and under in child size vault) are one-half of the above opening and closing fees.

Additional Fees:

$100.00 additional fee if procession reaches the cemetery at 2:00 PM or later


  • $1,000.00


No burials on Sundays or Holidays


All burials in the Coalville City Cemetery must include a casket and an approved vault of concrete, fiberglass or metal construction and must be installed in a professional and appropriate manner as determined by Coalville City.


Certificate Transfer:

  • $25.00 for each new certificate issued

The maximum number of headstones per grave shall be one except in the following instances:

  1. Two headstones are permissible when one or more of the corpses have been cremated.
  2. Two headstones are permissible where one or more of the graves involve an Infant or small child.

In the event that there are two headstones on one grave site, at least one of the headstones must be flat and satisfy all other requirements as are applicable.

Notwithstanding any other restriction, each grave can have one military marker, provided that the placing of the marker on the grave is approved in advance by Coalville City, and is situated on the grave as directed by the City.

Maximum Dimensions

The maximum dimensions of headstones, including a six-inch mow strip (cement base) which is required with all headstones, shall be as follows:

  1. A single headstone shall not exceed four feet (4') in height, three feet (3') in width and two feet six inches (2'6") in depth.
  2. A double headstone shall not exceed four feet (4') in height, six feet (6') in width and two feet six inches (2'6") in depth.

All headstones in Section F shall be flat with maximum dimensions, including the required six-inch mow strip (cement base), of three feet (3') in width and two feet six inches (2'6") in depth for a single headstone and six feet (6') in width and two feet six inches (2'6") in depth for a double headstone.


Installation of headstones is not the responsibility of Coalville City. All headstone installations, modifications or removals shall be done by or at the expense of the owner of the grave or an authorized representative of the owner.


All construction activities conducted at the Cemetery must be approved in advance by Coalville City including but not limited to headstone installation, modification or removal.


No person shall erect or maintain any fence, corner post, wall, coping, boundary or obstruction of any kind, or plant any vegetation upon any lot/grave within the cemetery. No person shall grade any lot or other property within the cemetery so as to alter the existing grade or slope within the cemetery. This regulation shall not relate to grave markers nor shall the same apply to the Sexton or in any way limit or interfere with the right of the Sexton to provide for landscaping, maintenance and beautification of the cemetery. The Sexton shall remove any obstruction placed in violation of this regulation or otherwise remediate any violation of this regulation.


All lots or burial spaces shall be sold only with perpetual care. Coalville City shall provide for the care and maintenance of all lots within the Cemetery, including lots as may be developed in any future additions to the Cemetery.

The term "perpetual care" shall mean the mowing, raking and watering of grass at reasonable intervals, pruning of trees and shrubs and general preservation of the lots, burial spaces and grounds of the cemetery.

The term "perpetual care" shall not mean the maintenance, repair or replacement of any headstones or markers.

All care and maintenance of the Coalville City Cemetery shall be performed and controlled by Coalville City only.

Individual maintenance of graves or lots is not allowed including but not limited to mowing, raking and watering of grass, pruning of trees and shrubs, etc.


Coalville City disclaims responsibility and shall not be liable for loss or damage caused by the elements, vandals, thieves or other related causes.


It shall be the duty of the burial space owner to notify Coalville City of any change in mailing address. Notice sent to such owner at the last address on file at the City Hall office shall be considered sufficient and proper legal notification.


Vehicles shall not be driven through the Cemetery at a speed greater than ten (10) miles per hour. Motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles, snow machines or other recreational vehicles are not permitted on the Cemetery grounds.


Dogs, horses or any other animals shall not be allowed in the Cemetery grounds. The owner or keeper of any animal which trespasses upon the Cemetery grounds shall be liable for any damage done by said animal. Coalville City shall not be liable for any damage done by animals and does not assume responsibility for keeping animals out of the Cemetery grounds.


Visitors are welcome during the regular hours of sunrise to sunset.

Coalville City – 10 No. Main, P.O. Box 188 Coalville, Utah 84017 (435) 336-5981 Fax (435) 336-2062