Terms of Sale & Installments
The buyer shall pay a minimum of $100.00 as a down payment in cash at the time of the sale with the remaining installments to be paid in full within eighteen (18) months. The balance may be prepaid at any time without penalty. Upon payment of the full purchase price, the City of Floresville shall execute a Warranty Deed conveying said plot or plots of the purchaser. If not paid within eighteen (18) months ownership of lot is returned to the City. All monies paid are non-refundable.
Single Plot (5 x 10): $500
Double Stacking (5 x 10): $800
Size of Monuments and Tombstones
1. Upright Monuments and Headstones shall not be larger than the following dimensions:
Single Monuments – Length – 30″ x Height – 30″ x Width – 16″
Double Monuments – Length – 94″ x Height – 36″ x Width – 16″
2. Surface Monuments and Headstones shall not be larger than the following dimensions:
Single Monuments – Length – 24″ x Height – 24″ x Width – 16″
Double Monuments – Length – 48″ x Height – 24″ x Width – 16″
NOTE: All surface monuments must be on ground level.
Curbs (Old Section)
Curbing will be allowed around any lot or lots of a height of no more or no less than 3.5 inches above the ground and at least 3.5 inches in the ground. Curb widths must be no more or no less than 6 inches in width. All curbing will require a good covered layer of gravel rock with a vapor barrier between rock and soil and an application of sterilizer or a solid concrete slab. In all cases, the city will stake off the plot prior to any curbing work and will be under the direction of the city manager or designated representative.
Curbs (New Section)
In order to maintain uniformity, no curbing shall be allowed in the new section (established 2003).
All setting and installation of monuments and tombstones shall be under the supervision of the city manager or designated person and the City of Floresville. A 24-hour notice must be given to the city manager before work shall begin on any installation or setting of monuments or headstones.
All lettering on monuments and headstones shall be at the option of the plot owner(s).
Opening & Closing of Graves
No dirt shall be spread upon the cemetery ground. Any dirt left on the grave site shall be at ground level. All excess dirt must be removed completely from the cemetery property or may be moved to any authorized place designated for such in the cemetery. Any grave or graves that remain open after dark must be completely covered by a solid piece of 3/4-inch plywood or any other wood of equal or greater strength. The location of all graves shall be marked by the city manager or designated person before excavation shall begin.
It is unlawful to write upon, deface or in any manner injure any monument, marker or other structure in the City Cemetery.
It is unlawful for any person other than the owner to remove flowers or plants from any plot in the City Cemetery, however, the city manager, or designated person, may remove or destroy any flowers, trees, shrubs, or other plants in the cemetery if, in his judgment, are, or may become detrimental to the cemetery.
It is unlawful for any person to loiter, loaf or commit any immoral act in the City Cemetery.
No grave, vault or tomb of any person buried in the City Cemetery shall be opened except upon special written order from the city manager.
No trees, shrubs or plants shall be planted without prior consent of the city manager. Anyone wishing to plant a tree of any kind must purchase an adjacent plot so as not to damage any existing or future grave sites or headstones.
No trees will be planted in the new section unless strictly authorized by the city manager.