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Fennville Cemetery

City of Fennville Cemetery Rates
No burials on Sundays or City Holidays

Lot Purchase

  • Adult: Resident $400, Non-resident $800
  • Infant/Child: Resident $150, Non-resident $250
Grave Openings - Weekday
  • Adult: $350
  • Infant/Child: $100
  • Cremations: $125
Grave Openings - Saturday or After Hours
  • Adult: $500
  • Infant/Child: $125
  • Cremations: $150

Headstones can be a maximum of 4 ft. tall x 4 ft. wide.
Each plot can house one full burial or two cremains.

Cemetery Rules & Regulations

  1. In order that a landscaping scheme may be maintained, no fences or posts showing lot lines may be erected. Also, no change in ground level shall be made, nor shall any plantings be made on any lot, nor crushed stone, patio blocks, wood chips, or landscaping stones is to be placed on any lot.
  2. Glass containers are prohibited.
  3. The use of wire or other devices to anchor flower vases, baskets, or other objects to the ground are prohibited.
  4. No marker may be placed on any lot if there are any charges due on the purchase of the lot or if the grave-opening fees have not been paid.
  5. No hoses or sprinkling of grass allowed except by City employees.
  6. Granite, marble and bronze are the only materials allowed in the cemetery for markers, monuments and statues. All monuments, markers and statues must be placed in the marker row and have a concrete foundation installed by a City authorized representative and foundations must not exceed ground level.
  7. All plantings must be in concrete or clay urns or movable metal baskets (No plastic urns allowed) and placed only in the marker row. (Not in front or back of the marker). Marker, urns and baskets must not exceed the width of the lot. (Cannot extend into alley between lots). The City will remove any urns that are not listed above as acceptable.
  8. All movable containers must be removed from the cemetery by October 1 of each year. Any containers, other than concrete urns, will be removed by the City and destroyed.
  9. November 15 to March 1 of each year is approved for winter wreaths in the cemetery; those not removed by March 1 will be removed by the City and destroyed.
  10. The City may remove, without notice, all flowers or other decorations that in the determination of the Superintendent have become unsightly, a source of litter, or a maintenance problem.
  11. Contact the City if you wish to plant a tree in memoriam. Areas for planting standard trees and flowering trees will be set aside.
  12. The City disclaims any liability for damage done to personal property in the cemetery, with the exception of damage which the City Commission determines is attributable to City employees.
  13. The City suggests lot owners contact their insurance company regarding coverage for cemetery markers.
  14. The City Commission may make by-laws relative to the management and care of the cemetery and of markers and monuments.
  15. The City of Fennville will not be available for grave openings on Sundays or City designated Holidays.
  16. Please contact Fennville City Hall if you have any questions.
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