Cemetery Rules

Sugar Grove Cemetery
(937) 382-6509
(937) 382-2059
297 W. Truesdell Street


  • The cemetery is open every day of the year from sunrise to sunset.

General Rules

  • All visitor’s vehicles shall remain on the driveways.
  • Place all debris, discarded flowers or decorations in trash containers.
  • No person shall discharge any firearm without the written permission of the Director of Public Service.
  • Speed Limit in Cemetery – 10 miles per hour.
  • No advertising allowed in cemetery.

Flower and Decorations

  • All decorations must be permanently attached to headstones (clear silicone suggested as adhesive).
  • No shepherd hooks.
  • No glass.
  • No ceramics.
  • No fences around headstones.
  • Planting of flowers, flower pots, evergreens or bushy plants is strictly prohibited.
  • All saddles must have identification.
  • During the growing season, flowers must be placed on graves only in approved containers.
  • You may place flowers year-round in permanent vases.
  • The City retains the right to removal all floral designs, flowers and other decorations if they do not conform to standards.
  • Decorations placed upon lots and graves on special holidays during the growing season shall be removed after seven (7) days.
  • Winter decorations permitted from November 1 through April 1. They will be removed by April 1 or when they become unsightly.
  • Articles made of concrete, benches, urns, boxes or the like are not permitted without approval of the Director of Public Service.

Contact Information

Service & Safety Coordinator
Andrea Tacoronte

Director of Public Service Office
Brian A. Shidaker, Service Director