Columbia Township Cemetery

Fee Schedule (Effective 10/1/2010)

Sale of Lots Price
Price for Township Residents
Price for Non-Residents


Opening and Closing Monday-Friday Saturday Sundays and Holidays
Adult Graves
Infants and Ashes

Footer Fees for Headstones and Monuments

Two Feet (24") Three Feet (36") Four Feet (48")

Cemetery Regulations

  • All full-sized burials must be enclosed in a vault.
  • Once a grave is used for the internment of remains, the grave is committed to the internment of remains. Previously buried remains will not be removed in order to utilize a grave for a full burial.
  • Private columbariums, vaults, and mausoleums are not authorized by the Columbia Township Board of Trustees.
  • The maximum base depth for all monuments cannot exceed 16″.
  • Footers must be installed by township employees. They will be installed no sooner than 3 months following burial.
  • Grass seeding will be done no sooner than 4 months following burial.
  • No planting is permitted in cemeteries – No Exceptions. Weed killer will be sprayed approximately 6″ around all headstones.
  • Glass containers are not permitted.
  • Detached artificial lighting is prohibited. Only lighting for public safety is permitted.
  • During the mowing season, remove all grave decorations within 2 weeks following each holiday.
  • All winter decorations will be removed March 1st – No Exceptions.
  • Graves will be held “Pending Payment” for a maximum of 90 days.
  • Columbia Township is responsible for and does all maintenance of the cemeteries. Perpetual care shall consist of mowing at reasonable intervals and the cleaning of the ground. The trustees and Sexton are not responsible for persons injured walking in the cemetery due to uneven ground.
  • Columbia Township shall take reasonable precautions to protect each place of internment and the remains placed therein from loss or damage. Columbia Township hereby disclaims all responsibility for loss or damage from causes beyond its’ reasonable control, including, but not limited to, damage to places of internment outer burial containers and memorialization placed on a place of internment, caused by natural elements, including but no limited to, water and soil conditions, acts of God, common enemies, thieves, vandals, strikes, malicious mischief makers, explosions, unavoidable accidents, invasions, insurrections, riots, orders of an military or civil authority or through normal and extended wear and tear to such places of internment, outer burial containers and morialization, whether the damage be direct or collateral.


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