Departments

Cemetery

The City of Sartell operates and maintains the public cemetery located on 4th Avenue North between Brookwood Lane and 2 1/2 Street North.

Cemetery Hours: The cemetery is open to visitors during the hours of sunrise to sunset.

See the City's fee schedule for cemetery lot costs and burial fees.  See City Code Title 7 for rules and regulations regarding the cemetery.

Monuments and Markers

  • All monuments and markers shall be placed as directed by the City.
  • No monument or marker may be placed unless the location has been approved by the City and all fees have been paid.
  • Monuments and markers must be constructed of granite, marble, or bronze material.
  • One monument or marker may be placed on a lot at the West end (or head) of the lot.
  • One marker may be placed on a lot at the East end (or foot) of the lot.
  • Veterans may be recognized with a Veterans marker provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Such Veterans marker shall either be used in place of a marker described in this Section or shall be incorporated into an existing monument or marker placed pursuant to this Section. All markers and monuments incorporating a Veterans marker and all Veterans markers used in place of an allowed memorial shall comply with the maximum size restrictions for markers provided in this Section.
  • Single lot monuments shall not exceed thirty-six inches (36”) in length nor sixteen inches (16”) in width, and shall not exceed forty-five inches (45”) in height above the ground surface.
  • Double lot (or companion) monuments shall not exceed fifty inches (50”) in length. Other dimensions of double monuments shall be the same as for single monuments.
  • Single lot markers shall consist of one piece and shall not exceed thirty-six inches (36”) in length by sixteen inches (16”) in width, and the height must be flush with the ground surface.
  • Double lot (or companion) markers shall consist of one piece and shall not exceed fifty inches (50”) in length. Other dimensions of double markers shall be the same as for single markers.
  • Vases are permitted to be incorporated into monuments so long as they are constructed of granite, marble or bronze material and the overall monument dimensions, including any such vases, comply with the requirements of this Section.
  • The City is not responsible for damage done to monuments and/or markers in the cemetery.
  • Monuments and markers are considered the private property of the relatives of the deceased and the relatives are, therefore, responsible for their care and maintenance. City may repair or re-set monuments or markers due to settling or soils issues as needed, in City’s sole discretion.