Floral and Safety Regulations

The following regulations help to ensure that our cemetery is kept beautiful and safe:

 

Highland Park Cemetery assumes no responsibility for items left at graves and cannot be held responsible for any theft, vandalism, or acts of nature which may compromise a gravesite.

 

  • During the summer months, March 15 through November 1st, flowers and   other decorations must be placed in a permanent cemetery approved vase. 
  •  Any item that is not in a permanent vase will be removed and discarded by our grounds crew without notice to the owner.
  • Glass, metal, or ceramic containers, vigil lights, breakable objects, statues or hazardous items are prohibited and will be removed weekly by our grounds crew.
  • Permanent plantings and  shepherds hooks are not permitted. 
  • Fresh and artificial flowers, grave blankets, wreaths,  and balloons may be    removed by management if they become wilted, unsightly, or present a hazard to our mowers and trimmers.

 

Memorial Day Holiday

  • Flowers and decorations may be placed on graves beginning the Friday before Memorial Day. 
  • All decorations not in a permanent vase will be removed and discarded the Monday following Memorial Day.
  • Glass, metal, or ceramic containers, breakable objects, or hazardous items are prohibited and will be removed by our grounds crew.

 

 

Visitors

  • We encourage visitors year round! We ask that while in our cemetery visitors help maintain a peaceful atmosphere and safe environment by acting with respect to those laid to rest here. 
  • If you notice anyone acting in a suspicious manner or causing a disturbance, we ask that you contact our office immediately at 913-371-0699 so that we may address the individuals