Town of Waynesville to conduct bi-annual Cemetery Clean-up

Town of Waynesville will conduct its bi-annual Cemetery Clean-up beginning November 9th, 2020.  Cemetery Staff will begin tagging items to be removed on October 12, 2020, items not removed by November 9th, 2020 will be removed by Town Staff and stored for sixty (60) days.

Any article not contained in an approved memorial box or deemed to be a safety hazard (such as becoming a projectile) will be tagged and removed including but not limited to the following:

  • Any trinket, toy, shells, sand, artificial material or any object not permanently affixed to the headstone.
  • Glass jars, tin cans or glass vases.
  • Any border, fence, railing trellis, shepherds crook or yard flag stand/holders, bird houses, coping, hedge shrubs, tree or any other bounding or enclosing object or material constructed or planted in or around any lot or space.
  • Only one (1) solar powered or artificial light source per burial spot.  No light source shall exceed the dimensions of 8”x10”.

For additional assistance,  please contact the Public Works Office at 828-456-3706.