Martock Cemetery

Martock Cemetery

Martock Parish Council

Martock Cemetery Regulations

The Parish Council would like to remind users of the following regulations.

  1. NO FLOWERS OR SHRUBS MAY BE PLANTED IN ANY GRAVE SPACE WITHOUT THE EXPRESS PERMISSION OF THE PARISH COUNCIL.
  2. WREATHS AND CUT FLOWERS MAY BE LAID AT A GRAVE BUT MUST BE REMOVED WHEN THEY ARE WITHERED.
  3. ONCE A GRAVE IS LEVELLED NOT MORE THE 2 FLOWER VASES MAY BE PLACED ON A GRAVE. THEY SHALL BE PLACED AT THE HEAD OF THE GRAVE SPACE AND INSERTED THERE SO THAT THE TOPS OF ANY VASES ARE AT LEAST 2” BELOW GROUND LEVEL (OR SECURED ON THE PLINTH OF A HEADSTONE)
  4. NO GLASS CONTAINERS ARE TO BE USED AND NO OTHER OBJECTS SHALL BE PLACED ON A GRAVE EXCEPT WITH THE EXPRESS PERMISSION OF THE PARISH COUNCIL.
  5. DOGS ACCOMPANYING VISITORS MUST BE ON A LEAD
  6. NO GAMES, SPORTS, RIDING OF BICYCLES SKATEBOARDS, ROLLERBLADES ETC ARE ALLOWED WITH THE BURIAL GROUND.
  7. NO SEATS OR OTHER STRUCTURES MAY BE PLACED OR ERECTED IN THE BURIAL GROUND WITHOUT THE PERMISSION OF THE PARISH COUNCIL. IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE APPLICANT TO MAINTAIN THE FABRIC OF ANY PERMITTED ITEM.
  8. NO MOTOR VEHICLES MAY BE TAKEN INTO THE BURIAL GROUND WITH THE PERMISSION OF THE PARISH COUNCIL.
  9. VISITORS ARE REQUIRED TO BEHAVE IN A DIGNIFIED MANNER WITHIN THE CEMETERY.

 

PLEASE NOTE

THE PARISH COUNCIL RESERVE THE RIGHT TO REMOVE ANY ITEMS THAT BREACH THESE REGULATIONS, ARE POORLY MAINTAINED OR, IN THE CASE OF FLORAL TRIBUTES, ARE WITHERED OR DEAD.

A copy of the full list of Rules and Regulations for Martock Cemetery can be found by clicking on the links below or by contacting the Parish Council Office at The Market House Church Street Martock.

**PLEASE NOTE THE CEMETERY FEES ARE CURRENTLY BEING REVISED**

MARTOCK PARISH COUNCIL Burial Ground Rules and Regulations Vers2016.2 copy

Martock Parish Council Cemetery Rules and Regs

Martock Parish Council Interment Form

Martock Parish Council Memorial Request Form