James Ousnamer, Superintendent
1300 Chester St.
Plymouth, IN 46563
Phone: (574) 936-3410
Cemetery Staff will begin clean-up
Monday, March 13, 2017 through Friday, March 17, 2017
Please remove ALL decorations that you wish to keep by
Sunday March 12, 2017
Anything left at the grave site after Sunday March 12, 2017 will be thrown away.
You may put decoration back on the site Saturday March 18, 2017.
Rules and Regulation for Oak Hill Cemeteries with the exception of Gracelawn Section
- All monuments and markers shall be in one line on the front or on the back edge of the lot or lots as originally laid out.
- No monument or marker which extends above the surface of the ground, shall be erected on a single grave lot if its width exceeds thirty inches (30"), (government soldier marker excepted), or erected on two or more grave lots if the width of said monument or markeris more than sixty precent (60%) of the frontage of lots, based on the size of the lot or lots at the time of the original sale thereof. Flush markers may be placed on the grave lot or lots in addition to the markers or monument which extend above the ground.
- All shrubs and other ornamental plantings shall be planted on a line extended through the center of the monument and parallel with the front edge of the lot.
- All flowers shall be planted either as in paragraph 3 or against the monument or marker.
- No shrubs or other ornamental plantings shall be allowed to grow so as to extend over the lines of the owner's cemetery lot or lots as orignally purchased from the city.
- No mausoleum shall be placed on cemetery lots in the New Oak Hill Cemetery which lots do not contain a total of at least 400 square feet.
- Each mausoleum erected in said New Oak Hill Cemetery shall be at least three feet from the lot line to the sides of the mausoleum and three feet from the front line of the lot to the front edge of the mausoleum. Any consent to a variation from the rule must be given by the Common Council of the City in a regular session.
- All artificial floral arrangements must be either mounted to the monument or markers, or must be in metal or concrete containers.
- No artificial lawn or garden ornaments, such as artificial animals, potteries, plastic fence, ect., will be permitted. Ornaments which constitute nuisances to the proper maintaining of the cemetery grounds may be removed by the cemetery superintendent.
- No aggregate, crushed stone or loose materials shall be placed on the lots.
Rules and Regulation for Gracelawn Section
- All monuments and markers shall be in line on west line of the lots as originally laid out.
- No monument or marker shall be erected on a single lot if its width exceeds thirty inches (30"), (government soldiers marker excepted), or erected on two or more grave lots if the width of said monument or marker is more than sixty precent (60%) of the frontage of lots, based on the size of the lot or lots at the time of original sale thereof. Flush markers may be placed on the grave lot or lots in addition to the markers or monuments which extend above the ground.
- All foundations must have a four inches (4") wash around the monuments.
- Flowers may be planted up to sixteen inches (16") on the east side the length of monument only not to extend beyond the width of the monument. No plantings will be allowed on the sides of the monument.
- Items not allowed: aggregate; gravel; borders; bricks; glass; fencing; trellises; peonies; rose bushes; shrubberies of any kind; artificial lawn or graden ornaments, such as artificial animals; potteries; statues, ect.. Ornaments which constitute nuisances to proper maintaining of the cemetery grounds may be removed by the cemetery staff.
- Artificial flower arranements (top mount only) are permitted.
- The City reserves the right to remove old flowers that are not maintained.
- No mausoleums will be erected in the Gracelawn Section of Oak Hill Cemetery.
- Spring cleanup is conducted in March of every year.
- The City is not responsible for vandalism or theft