SECTION I PURCHASE OF LOTS
ITEM 1 Cemetery lots may be purchased at the cemetery office, 1 Elm St. ,
Lisbon, Ohio. The lot/lots must be paid for in full at the time of
ITEM 2 Single lots will be sold where available
SECTION II INTERMENTS
ITEM 1 Deeds for burials are issued by the Cemetery Clerk and payment for
opening & closing shall be paid prior to burial.
ITEM 2 Funerals are not permitted on Sunday and the following holidays:
New Years Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day,
Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and
Christmas Day, except when necessary to comply with Ohio law.
ITEM 3 Vaults must be of concrete, metal or fiberglass.
ITEM 4 Single grave occupancy will be standard in all sections of the cemetery,
with the exception of cremations. Two separate cremated remains may be
placed in a single grave. The individual remains must be in a container
and adhere to the following:
1. Burial Urn must be water tight/permanently sealed.
2. Non Bio-Degradable
3. Marble, Bronze, or Granite Container
ITEM 5 All casket interment services will be held in the cemetery chapel. Burial
tents/enclosures will not be permitted for casket interment services.
Cremation interments will be dealt with on an individual basis.
SECTION III DISINTERMENTS
ITEM 1 All laws of Ohio regarding disinterments shall be
complied with. Applications for disinterments
should be made by next of kin of the deceased and
consent of the owner of the lot involved shall be
ITEM 2 Payment for disinterment shall be paid in advance
by the requesting party or parties. There will be a second
opening and closing charge if remains are buried in the
ITEM 3 Cemetery personnel will use utmost care in making removals,
but will not assume any liability for damage incurred in so
SECTION IV MONUMENTS AND MARKERS
ITEM 1 Lisbon cemetery does not install cemetery monuments/markers
with the exception of Veterans Government Markers.
ITEM 2. Monuments and markers shall be set upon a concrete
foundations. Said foundations will be installed by
cemetery personnel only.
ITEM 3 Foundations will be calculated as follows:
Minimum up to 2' x 1'
Others per cubic foot
3a The monument base shall not exceed the dimensions of the
3b Monument companies will be notified of any additional
charges for extra work not covered by regular rates,
before work proceeds.
ITEM 4 Maximum size on single grave 34" x 16"
Maximum size on 2 graves 54" x 16".
4a No family markers will be placed on lots less than
16" x 20", nor shall the marker exceed 6'6" x 16".
4b Headstones, double markers and small monuments
are permitted on parts of lots.
ITEM 5 Family monuments with the use of headstones shall
only be erected in the Estate Section.
ITEM 6 All monuments must be kept in line with others in
ITEM 7 Workman erecting monuments or headstones shall
assume all liability for damage to lawns, trees, and
and other fixtures.
ITEM 8 No memorial will be allowed on lot/grave unless lot/
grave has been paid for in full.
ITEM 9 No memorial shall be left at the cemetery to be
installed at a later date by the monument dealer
or by an individual.
ITEM 10 All markers must be placed at head of the grave.
ITEM 11 Foundation will be poured in May and October of each year.
Cut off date for May foundations orders will be May 1st .
Cut off date for Oct foundations orders will be Oct 1st.
ITEM 12 No portion of grass type markers is to extend above
ITEM 13 All new flower containers, temporary or permanent, can
not be larger that 18" in diameter (width). This includes the
base diameter as well as the top diameter of the container.
All containers must be placed to the side of monument (left
or right) not in front of or to the rear of the monument.
ITEM 14 All saddles will remain fixed on all grave markers until moved by
the family. Please attach the name of the person buried to the
saddle in case of wind or storm removal.
ITEM 15 No shepherd hooks or any other non-floral decorations of
any type can be placed in or on the ground. (No solar lights are
to be placed in the ground and please no glass vases)
SECTION V CARE OF LOTS
ITEM 1 All lots will be given the same care.
ITEM 2 The Lisbon Cemetery assumes the duty of cutting the
lawn and keeping it free from leaves and other trash.
Sunken graves will be filled, leveled and seeded as needed.
ITEM 3 Graves shall be kept level with surrounding turf. Flowers
or shrubs shall not be planted thereon.
ITEM 4 No more than one memorial of flowers is permitted on each grave and
shall be placed in line with the head stone (left or right of stone).
ITEM 5 March 1st - May 1st Nothing placed on graves
May 1st - October 1st One flower arrangement
October 1st – December 1st Nothing placed on graves
December 1st – March 1st Winter flower arrangements
ITEM 6 Fences, curbs or other enclosures or landscape stones
are not permitted on lots.
ITEM 7 Lisbon Cemetery shall not be liable for lost, misplaced or
broken vases, nor any damage caused by thieves, vandals
or any other cause beyond its control.
SECTION VI GROUNDS
ITEM 1 Automobiles shall not be driven through the grounds at a
speed greater than 10 miles per hour and must be parked
on the right hand side of the drive. Care should be taken
not to park on narrow drives that do not permit passing.
ITEM 2 Persons shall not be permitted to have refreshments within
the cemetery, nor to sit on graves and monuments.
ITEM 3 Persons or automobiles are not permitted in the cemetery
ITEM 4 Children shall not be permitted to use the cemetery
as a play ground. No use of bicycles and skateboards
ITEM 5 Dog, cats, and horses are not permitted in the cemetery.
ITEM 6 Off road vehicles are not permitted on the cemetery grounds.
ITEM7 Cemetery personnel shall have charge of the grounds,
including the conduct of all traffic and shall have the
power to enforce all rules and regulations.
SECTION VII BABY SECTION
ITEM 1 BURIAL
A. Vaults shall not exceed 3 ½' in length and must be
restricted to metal, fiberglass or concrete construction.
ITEM 2 DISINTERMENT
A. All legal paper work must be provided by family and
must comply with the laws of state of Ohio.
B. When disinterment occurs the ownership of grave reverts
to the cemetery for resale.
C. No charge will be assessed for disinterment or the second
opening and closing charge, if the vault is reburied in
an adult grave in the Lisbon Cemetery.
ITEM 3 MONUMENTS
A. Maximum size is 2' x 1'.
B. Must be a flush type marker.
C. No foundation will be poured.
ITEM 4 RECORDS
A. No deed will be issued.
B. Record of burial will be kept by the cemetery clerk.
The name will be entered in a burial ledger and will be
removed if baby is disinterred.
SECTION VIII ESTATE SECTION
ITEM 1 Only whole grave lots of 6/8 graves will be sold.
ITEM 2 Monuments and Markers
A. 6 Grave lots: lot size 10'6" x 21'
Min 60" x 14"
Max 72" x 20"
B. 8 Grave lots: lot size 14' x 21'
Min 60" x 14"
Max 90" x 20"
C. Others by variance (i.e. 12 graves)
D. Any combinations of graves will not exceed a maximum
of 12' in length base.
E. All family monuments must be centered on a lot.
F. Monument companies must submit a scale drawing of
memorial to be placed in the Estate Section for approval
by the Cemetery Board of Trustees.
ITEM 3 All other rules and regulations will prevail in this section.
SECTION IX USE OF CHAPEL
ITEM 1 The Chapel will be used for interment services.
SECTION X MAUSOLEUM
ITEM 1 No more than two (2) urns/cremations per crypt.
ITEM 2 No more than two (2) infant caskets per crypt.
ITEM 3 Commonly accepted religious, fraternal and patriotic insignias are
allowed on shutter (face of crypt).
ITEM 4 Bronze markers of any type are not allowed on (attached to) shutter.
ITEM 5 Floral arrangements are allowed on the 4" curb only
(in front of shutter) no heavy vases/statues.
ITEM 6 Opening/closing is included in the price of the crypt.
ITEM 7 The deceased must be embalmed and have a casket to be
interred in the mausoleum.
ITEM 8 The crypt must be paid for before interment.
RULES & REGULATIONS