Rules and Regulations
The Coalville City Cemetery is owned and administered by Coalville City
DECORATION OF GRAVES
Decorations placed on graves shall be removed from the grave sites on or before the following deadlines:
SPRING CLEAN UP:
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.
CEMETERY FEE SCHEDULE
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.
Opening and Closing Fees:
Cremations and infants (age 8 and under in child size vault) are one-half of the above opening and closing fees.
VAULT AND CASKET
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.
TRANSFER OF CEMETERY RIGHTS
The maximum number of headstones per grave shall be one except in the following instances:
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.
The maximum dimensions of headstones, including a six-inch mow strip (cement base) which is required with all headstones, shall be as follows:
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 AND REMOVAL OF HEADSTONES AND MARKERS
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.
CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES PRE-APPROVED
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.
FENCES, CORNER POSTS, COPINGS, WALLS, AND OTHER OBSTRUCTIONS
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.