The purpose of this booklet is to acquaint the owners of burial rights, Funeral Directors, monument companies, tour companies, visitors, and other persons interested in the municipal cemeteries with:
1. those objects and ideals which will provide for us and our successors proper shrines of respect and beauty, and
2. the character and extent of cemetery services furnished by the City of Savannah.
There is no desire to interfere with individual tastes and privileges. Only such regulations and restrictive measures are employed as have been deemed necessary to protect the interests of all and to preserve and improve the general appearance of the cemeteries. These rules and regulations have been established by ordinance and are presented in this booklet in concise form for the specific purpose of protecting the owners of burial rights and insuring the beauty, character, and distinction of the cemeteries. They apply without exception to every owner of burial rights and to every visitor of the cemeteries. It is expected that they will be duly appreciated and properly respected. The City of Savannah shares with you the solemn obligation to make the cemeteries permanent and beautiful symbols of faith, love, and devotion. These rules and regulations pertain to the five cemeteries owned by the Mayor and Alderman of the City of Savannah: