Cemetery

Forest Hill Cemetery, located on W. Stanton Road, is managed and maintained by the City of Stanton and the Department of Public Works. The gates are often locked to protect the roads and grounds, but visitors are always welcome to park and walk in from sunrise to sunset.

Lots

Cemetery lots may be purchased at City Hall.

Foundations

All requests for foundations must be submitted in writing to the City. The DPW will install all foundations between the months of April and October. Foundations installed shall be a pier type consisting of a 6” thick platform with supporting pillars located every sixteen inches of the platform length. Foundation for veterans markers will be installed for no charge.

Grave Site Maintenance

Winter: All decorations, artificial flowers and grave blankets may be placed and maintained at the head stones of graves beginning December 1 and shall be removed by April 1 each year for spring cleanup. Any winter decorations that are not removed by April 1 shall be considered abandoned and may be disposed of by the City Sexton.
Summer: Flowerpots and urns may be placed on graves beginning May 1 and shall be removed by November 1 each year for fall cleanup. Any summer decorations that are not removed by November 1 shall be considered abandoned and may be disposed of by the City Sexton.

Ordinance

Please refer to the City Cemetery Ordinance for detailed guidelines and regulations regarding Forest Hill Cemetery in their entirety.

If you have further questions please contact City Hall or the DPW.