Cemetery / Burial Plot Information

Hondo Municipal Cemeteries

Consisting of: Oakwood, Woodmen of the World, Ingleside, Guadalupe, St. John’s, and Oakwood Annex

Fee Schedule:

(as of October 1, 2019 and subject to change with City’s adopted fee schedule)

                City residents or owners of property inside city limits –

                Burial site (lot)                                  $400.00 per site

                Perpetual care                                   $300.00 per burial

                Irrigation fee                                      $250.00

 

                Nonresidents or non-owners of property inside city limits –

                Burial site (lot)                                  $500.00 per site

                Perpetual care                                   $400.00 per burial

                Irrigation fee                                      $300.00

 

Procedures for Internment:

  • Lot owner must give written permission for internment
  • Graves may not be dug until marked by the Cemetery Sexton:
    • To facilitate this being done in a timely manner, all necessary payment of City cemetery fees and signing of the burial permission paperwork by the lot owner and receipt of the burial permission paperwork by the Sexton needs to take place a minimum of 24 hours before the grave is to be dug.

 

Rules and Regulations:

  1. No work implementation of any description is to be placed on any cemetery lots unless a written order from the lot holder is presented and a permit is obtained from the Cemetery Superintendent
  2. There will be no installation of obstacles, light devices, markers, trees, plants, shrubs, chairs, benches, vases, or other permanent installation on the roadways or other city property without permission of the City.
  3. Enclosures of any kind, fences, curbing, or coping around a lot are prohibited.
  4. The City has the right to remove objectionable articles, trees, and shrubs without notice to lot owners.
  5. The City will not be responsible for any funeral design, floral piece or other article or thing placed on any lot or grave in the cemetery.
  6. The City will conduct quarterly cleanups that will be held the third full week of January and the first full week of March, June, and October. Funeral designs, floral pieces and decorations will be removed from the graves when wilted, unsightly or damaged.
  7. The City reserves the right to remove or plant trees and shrubs and mow grass.
  8. The City shall have full right to fill and level graves.
  9. Installation of irrigation systems on lots must comply with the permit requirements under Ordinance 1139-10-17.
  10. Speed limit of the cemetery is 10 MPH.

 

Handouts:

Rules and Regulations – W.O.W, Oakwood, Ingleside, Guadalupe, and St. John’s sections

Rules and Regulations – Oakwood Annex 

Rules and Regulations – Irrigation Systems

 

Contact Us:

Cemetery Sexton
830-426-3378

Cemetery Superintendent
Len McVay
830-741-5077

Parks and Recreation Manager
Karissa Gonzalez
830-426-2475