City of North Ridgeville
North Ridgeville Cemeteries

North Ridgeville Codified Ordinance, Chapter 1062, Cemeteries

North Ridgeville municipally owns and maintains three cemeteries:  Ridgeville Cemetery, Sugar Ridge Cemetery and Fields Cemetery.  Marc Allen, Cemetery Sexton, can be reached by calling (440) 336-2259 or by email at [email protected]. Graves are available for purchase to residents and non-residents.  Maps of these cemeteries can be viewed in the Office of the Clerk of Council at City Hall and questions related to availability of specific lots can be addressed by the Sexton. Complete rules and regulations can be found in North Ridgeville Codified Ordinances, Chapter 1062, Cemeteries. 

1062.08 Lot and Service Charges:
The Sexton shall receive for each grave lot of eight feet by three and one-half feet, whether sold singly or as double lots, five hundred and fifty dollars ($550.00) per grave lot for residents and seven hundred and fifty dollars ($750.00) for non-residents. If at any time a separate section of any cemetery is laid out for infants, the charge shall be eighty dollars ($80.00) for a grave two feet by two feet for residents and two hundred dollars ($200.00) for non-residents. Under the statutes of the State of Ohio, no profit may be realized from the sale of cemetery lots by a municipal corporation. Therefore, the prices fixed for lots in the city of North Ridgeville cemeteries are based upon actual cost of development and maintenance only.

The Sexton shall receive the following charges for the services rendered as hereinafter set forth:

a) Internments:
Non-resident:  Infant:  $275.00, plus cost of lot
Crematory Burial:  $325.00, plus cost of lot
Adult:  $550.00 plus cost of lot

Resident: Infant:  $200.00, plus cost of lot
Crematory Burial:  $275.00, plus cost of lot
Adult:  $475.00, plus cost of lot
Weekend / Extra Charges:
Saturday/Sunday:  $600.00
Holiday Charges:  $1,000.00
Additional charges shall be as determined by the Sexton, as approved by the Mayor.

b)  Disinterment:
Adults:  $1,600.00
Infants/Cremains:  $1,000.00
No disinterment will be done on Saturdays, Sundays or holidays.

c)  Disinterment and interment in the same grave:
Adults:  $1,600.00 plus $350.00
Infants/Cremains:  $1,000.00 plus $125.00

d) Disinterment and interment in new grave:
Adults:  $1,600.00 plus $350.00 and cost of lot
Infants/Cremains:  $1,000.00 plus $125.00 and cost of lot

e)  Headstone or marker foundation only:
Single:  $200.00
Double:  $275.00
Infants:  $150.00
Corner Marker:  $30.00 per marker (single or double)
An additional fifty dollars ($50.00) per foot shall be charged for anything over one foot by four feet

f) Concrete footer (one foot by four feet by one foot):  
$150.00 per grave.  
For each additional surface square foot of concrete footer in excess of one foot by four feet by one foot (surface size), there shall be a charge of fifty dollars ($50.00)

Cemetery Hours:
8:00 a.m. until sunset

Rules for Cemetery Grounds
1.No plants shall be planted in the ground. No artificial flowers/wreaths from April 1 through October 31.
2. Artificial flowers/wreaths are permitted November 1 through March 31.
3. The city shall remove all unsightly items and will not be held responsible for their return.
4. Pets are not permitted on the cemetery grounds. 
5. No mounds, fence, railing, coping, curb, wall, hedge or enclosure of any kind shall be erected on or around any grave or lot.
6. No lot or grave shall be covered, in whole or part, by sand, gravel, broken stone, cinders or any other substance which may prevent full growth of grass.
7. Flower pots or flower pot holders shall not exceed eight inches in diameter. 

36330 Center Ridge Road

38285 Sugar Ridge Road

34100 Lorain Road

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