City Clerk

phone (502) 348-5947 ext. 2206

Rules and Regulations

In order to insure the proper operation of the Bardstown Cemetery, policies have been developed which are fair and equitable to all. Only through the cooperation of the deed holders can the Cemetery continue to be a place of beauty for all to enjoy.


  • Pets must remain on leash
  • Speed limit 15 MPH
  • No alcohol, driving on the grass, defacing of monuments, or planting, picking or removing flowers or other landscaping.
  • Real and artificial flowers and other small decorations are permitted only in vases which are permanently attached to a monument. If these decorations become faded, detached, ragged, or damaged, the cemetery staff may remove them.

November 15th - march 1st
All fixed arrangements are allowed near or on the monument.

march 2nd - november 14th
No flower arrangements, toys, balloons, eternal flames, shepherd’s hooks or other loose items are allowed on the monument or on the ground that would cause debris or hinder safety, maintenance or mowing.  Decorations that become faded, detached, ragged, or damaged may be removed by the cemetery staff.

Official Municipal order describing Bardstown Cemetery rules and regulations:
Rules and Regulations