Lots - Graves

  • No lot enclosures, lights or fluorescent devises permitted.
  • No iron, wirework, or seats will be allowed.
  • No “For Sale” signs or signs of any kind allowed on lots in the cemetery.
  • The City of Opelika requires its endorsement on all transfers of lot ownership. A complete record of transfer must be made at City Hall for which a reasonable fee will be charged.
  • All lots will be maintained by the cemetery. No outside workmen or gardeners will be permitted to work in the cemetery. Flowers should be placed on the headstone or in a cemetery approved receptacle near the headstone or foot marker.
  • Only one flower arrangement per grave lot is allowed unless the monument provides its own flower receptacles. Flower receptacles of any other kind (glass, wood, plastic, tin, cement) are prohibited. Two trinkets or whatnots per lot are permitted if placed on the base of the monument. Flowerpots and other items on the lawn will be removed from the grass immediately. Funeral flowers will be removed on the Friday after the fifth day of interment.
  • Only one vault interment is permitted in each grave space.
  • No individual plantings or grass sods will be permitted.
  • No interment will be permitted in a grave space that has not been fully paid for.
  • No burial will be permitted on a lot unless an interment order has been signed by the proper authorities.
  • No disinterment will be allowed until law gives proper authority and all charges have been paid in full.
  • No alcohol or drug-related activities will be allowed in the cemetery at any time. Law enforcement support will be requested if necessary.