Report rundown cemeteries to property owners
COLUMBUS – Many Ohioans observe the Memorial Day holiday by visiting cemeteries to commemorate those who died while serving in the military and family members they’ve lost.
The Ohio Department of Commerce’s Division of Real Estate & Professional Licensing, which is charged with ensuring the proper maintenance and operation of cemeteries, encourages families to report any concerning issues they spot at Ohio cemeteries to property owners.
“Memorial Day is a sacred time of remembrance in the United States,” said Commerce Director Sherry Maxfield. “We want to ensure a positive visit for everyone visiting Ohio cemeteries to honor their loved ones and heroes. For that to happen, cemetery owners need to be aware of issues and our agency needs to know if the problems can’t be resolved locally.”
Ohio’s laws and guidelines for the maintenance and operation of cemeteries help…