Erect a Headstone or Plaque

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Headstone/Plaque Details

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Please be advised that Council reserves the right to remove headstones or monuments erected without a permit. There is no fee to erect a monument or headstone.
The maximum dimensions of headstones/plaques allowed by the Taupo District Cemetery Bylaw are:

- All lawn berms: 950mm (h) x 450mm (d) x 1065 (w)

- Opepe Cremation berm: 600mm 9h) x 350mm (d) x 560mm (w)

- Garden of Rest/Pihanga Cremation berm: 230mm (l) x 150mm (h) x 16mm (d)

For Turangi and Mangakino lawn berms, applications for a larger headstone may be approved if it satisfies the following conditions:

1. It is in keeping with the character of the cemetery

2. It poses no safety or security risk

3. It does not extend into the space of another lot

Applicant Details

Plot Details

Headstone/Plaque Details


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