Cemetery Standards & Regulations

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Hillcrest Cemetery

Upright Marker
Single plot: 

  • length 4’ maximum 
  • width 12” maximum 
  • height 30” maximum (base included)

Double plot:

  • length 6’ maximum 
  • width 12” maximum 
  • height 30” maximum (base included)

Triple plot:

  • length 8’ maximum  
  • width 12” maximum 
  • height 30” maximum (base included)

Bases are mandatory for Upright Markers, and shall be 6” high and 12” wide. 

Pillow/Flat Marker
Pillow Markers must be 6”-4” or 8”-5” slope and Flat Markers must be 4” high 

  • Single plot: 12” x 20” or 12” x 24” 
  • Double plot: 12” x 30” or 12” x 36” 

Bases are not mandatory under pillow/flat markers, however bases under pillow/flat markers only may be 18” wide, provided they are set back 6” from front edge of foundation. 

Bronze Marker

  • Single plot: 12” x 24” or 13” x 24” 
  • Double plot: 13” x 36” or 13” x 44”

Bases are mandatory for Bronze markers. Bases must be 4” high, and must not exceed 18” wide and 48” long. 

Vases
Should be set to the sides or rear of the marker/ base and not in front of concrete strip foundation, except in the case of a bronze style marker which is part of the marker.

Mount Pleasant Burial Park/Mount Pleasant Cemetery

Granite or Marble Pillow Marker ONLY
6”-4” or 8”-5” slope

Single plot: 

  • 12" x 20" marker on a 24" x 32" foundation
  • 12" x 24" marker on a 24" x 36" foundation

Double plot:

  • 18" x 30" marker on a 30" x 42" foundation
  • 12" x 30" marker on a 24" x 42" foundation

Child's plot:

  • 10" x 16" marker on a 18" x 24" foundation

Bronze on Metal Marker

Single plot: 

  • 14" x 24" marker on a 16" x 28" foundation
  • 12" x 24" marker on a 16" x 28" foundation

Double plot:

  • 14" x 44" marker on a 18" x 48" foundation
  • 13" x 36" marker on a 18" x 40" foundation

Mount Pleasant Burial Park - Cremation Section

Granite or Marble Pillow Marker ONLY
6”-4” or 8”-5” slope
Bronze markers may only be placed on a sloped pillow marker.

Single - burial in a single plot: 
12" x 20" or 12" x 24" 

Double - burial in a single plot:
12" x 30" or 12" x 36"

Mount Pleasant Cemetery - Veteran's Section

  •  Grey granite, flat marker only (military style) 12” x 20” x 4” high. 
  • If a spouse is, or will be, buried in a veteran’s plot, a 12” x 24” flat marker may be installed to provide enough room for both inscriptions. 
  • Upright markers may not be installed on a “new” plot.
  • An upright marker may be installed on an existing plot, provided that approval has been given by the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #56 and Community Services Division.