How many ashes urns can I inter in an ashes plot?
You can inter two ashes urns in an Ashes Garden plot, and four ashes urns in an Ashes Beam plot.
How many ashes will fit in a niche wall plot?
You can fit up to six plastic urns or two wooden urns.
Who looks after a burial grave or ashes plot area and any headstone, memorial or plaque on the plot?
The full care and maintenance of a memorial or plaque structure on it, is the property and ongoing responsibility of the interred person’s family or descendants.
Can I have plants, small built structures or other adornments off the concrete burial beam and onto the normally mown turf grass areas?
The placements of adornments, planting of shrubs, trees or creating small gardens or other small structures must not be anywhere off the concrete burial beam.
Can I plant my own plants in other areas in the cemetery?
Planting of shrubs, trees or creating a small garden area is not permitted anywhere within the cemetery without the Council’s approval.
Can I scatter ashes at the cemetery?
Some cemeteries have gardens where ashes may be scattered but you need to check with the Council where you can do this.
Can animals be buried in plots?
Animals are not permitted to be interred in the Council’s cemeteries.
How can I find specific cemetery plots?
Look up the Cemeteries Smart Map through the Council’s website, and this shows location and plot details for each of the Council’s cemeteries.