John W. Gill, CMC, City Clerk
Larry Sessions, City Manager
City of Live Oak, Florida

101 White Avenue Southeast
Live Oak, Florida 32064
Phone: (386) 362-2276
Fax: (386) 362-4305

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City of Live Oak Cemeteries

Live Oak City Cemetery
110 Winderweedle Street NW
Live Oak, Florida 32064

Eastside City Cemetery
520 Eva Avenue NE
Live Oak, Florida 32064

Cemetery Rates & Fees

  • $750.00 single plot + $200.00 permit
  • Columbarium Niche (cremation): $600.00 single niche
  • Veterans’ Section: In honor of Veterans who have served on active duty and received an honorable discharge, the City of Live Oak will provide a cemetery plot at their time of death, provided they are a resident of Live Oak. Should the spouse wish to be buried next to the veteran there is a charge of $100.00 for their plot.

Cemetery Rules

  1. The City Cemetery is open from dawn till dusk, including weekends and Holidays for all visitors. The Cemetery may be closed during weather emergencies (hurricane, tornado, etc.)
  2. Speed Limit 5 MPH
  3. No pets allowed, except for service animals
  4. Cemetery crews will remove faded an unsightly flowers
  5. The City shall not be held liable for lost, misplaced or broken vases or for damage by the elements, thieves, vandals, or by causes beyond its control.
  6. Private contracting firms will be held responsible for any damage done by them to monuments, grass, trees or any objects whatsoever in the cemetery and shall at all times be subject to the control and direction of the City of Live Oak.
  7. Please be respectful when a funeral service or grieving family is present in the cemetery, by keeping loud noises to a minimum.
  8. If any tree or shrub situated on any cemetery lot, by means of their roots or branches, become detrimental to the adjacent lots or avenues or become unsightly or inconvenient for visitors, the City has the authority to enter the lot for such purpose, to remove the tree or shrub or such part thereof as they shall determine to be detrimental, unsightly or inconvenient.
  9. The City has the authority to remove any trees or shrub that may be infected by scales or other diseases and to plant and mow the grass on all lots and graves.
  10. No planting of shrubs, trees, vines, or bushes is allowed.
  11. The placing of boxes, shells, toys, metal design ornaments, windmills or similar articles upon lots is prohibited and the cemetery crews will remove these articles without the liability for their loss. Benches, statues, planters will be permitted, provided they are placed inside coping and gravel area.
  12. Monuments shall be constructed of Granite, Standard Bronze, Marble, or like materials. Rock is prohibited unless coping is available to hold rock in place. If coping is installed, it must be constructed of Granite. Weed fabric is required to be laid inside the limits/boundary of coping prior to filling with gravel or rocks.

Veterans Cemetery Rules

  1. Veterans being interned are Live Oak Residents.
  2. No trees or brushes planted on or around grave sites.
  3. No bricks, stones or cements markers around grave sites.
  4. Flowers, markers, plants, flags or other ornamental items to remain no more than two (2) weeks.