Public Works FAQs

If I put an arrangement on a grave how long is it there before it is removed?

Three days. For more information on grave decorations, click here or call 216.348.7210.

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Last updated: 04/08/2015 - 6:48pm

Q1382
How often is the cemetery maintained?

The grass is cut every 10 days and restoration is done daily.

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Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q1383
My loved one is buried in a City-managed cemetery. May I plant flowers on their grave?

Planting is permitted in the raised marker sections only. You may plant annuals or perennial flowers one foot in front of the headstone. Additional decorating information can be found here.

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Last updated: 04/08/2015 - 7:42pm

Q961
What is the process for placing a headstone in a City-managed cemetery?

The monument dealers must submit a sketch of the headstone, including the dimension of all sides which conform to the City’s guidelines. The Cemetery must verify that the information matches City records, in addition to providing the grave location to the dealer.

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Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q962
What is the price of a grave in City-managed cemeteries?

Single graves range from $765 to $948. A family lot purchase varies depending on type of grave (flush or raised).

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Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q963
What method of payments does the City accept for graves in City-managed cemeteries?

The City accepts personal checks, cashiers checks, money orders, Master Card and Visa. Cash is not accepted.

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Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q964
How may I do a Genealogy research?

Write to the main office (Highland Park Cemetery, 21400 Chagrin Blvd., Cleveland, OH 44122) with the name of the deceased, the year of death, and the proper spelling of their last name. We will send a written response to you with all of the information in our database. This information is most commonly the age at the time of death, the cause of death, the date of the interment and the location of the final resting place.

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Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q965
Where are the City-owned cemeteries?

The city owns 12 cemeteries throughout the city. The most active are Highland(21400 Chagrin Blvd), Cleveland Memorial Gardens(4324 Green Road)and Westpark(3492 Ridge Road) Cemeteries

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Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q1033
What are the hours of operation for the City-owned cemeteries??

Tuesday through Saturday from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm

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Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q1034
How do I purchase a grave in a City-owned cemetery?

You can visit the main office at Highland Cemetery (21400 Chagrin Boulevard,Cleveland, OH 44122), or you can make arrangements through the funeral home you are working with.

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Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

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