Rules and Regulations

General Rules

  • Cemeteries are open daily for visitors between 7:00  a.m. and sunset.
  • No trees, shrubs, or vines may be planted or fences erected on individual graves or plots. 
  • Plants and flowers are to be placed above the ground in pots on stands. Pots, flowers, and other adornments placed on the ground will be removed prior to weekly grass cutting. One pot stand per grave is allowed.
  • April is designated for spring cleanup; all materials in pots or stands will be removed and disposed of to allow for replanting on or after May 1. Flowers placed on graves will be left for one week before and one week after Easter.
  • Flower pots and pot stands must be removed on or before November 20 each year. Pots and pot stands can be replaced on graves beginning May 1.
  • The City of Anoka is not responsible for any damages, loss, or theft of items placed in the cemetery. Cemeteries are open to the public. Unfortunately damage can occur. Please report suspicious activity to :
    • Adornments (statues, solar lights, chimes, etc.)
    • Flowers
    • Markers or  Monuments
    • Personal Property
    • Plants,  Pots or Vases even if placed in pot stands
    • Items placed on the ground or marker
  • No pets allowed in the cemeteries unless on a leash. Owners must remove pet excrement.