Interments (Burials) 

All funerals within the Cemeteries shall be under the direction of the designated Cemetery staff.

Interment Orders from funeral directors shall be construed as orders from owners.

Prior to an interment taking place:

  • a Burial Permit or Certificate of Cremated Remains must be received by the Cemetery office
  • proof of the "right to inter" in the requested lot must be provided to the Cemetery office 
  • the Interment Rights Holder or the personal representative shall enter into a contract for cemetery services in a form provided by the City of Brantford

A minimum of twelve (12) working hours notice is required from the interment rights holder or their personal representative before a grave can be opened.

All funerals must be scheduled to arrive in the Cemeteries between the hours of:

8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Monday to Friday

8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Saturday (extra fee)

Holiday Observance -

Cemetery offices and operations are closed for the days noted:

January 1 - New Year's Day

February - Family Day

April - Good Friday

April - Easter Monday

May  - Victoria Day

July 1 - Canada Day

August - Civic Holiday

September - Labour Day

October - Thanksgiving

November - Remembrance Day

December 25 - Christmas Day

December 26 - Boxing Day