City of Yorkton Cemetery Bylaw

Established in 1896, the City of Yorkton Cemetery is made up of the following five sections:

  • The Hill
  • The Meadow
  • Veteran's Section
  • Columbarium
  • Woodland Path

View our map of the City Cemetery to find where each section is located.

Office hours

Our Cemetery administration office is located in the Gallagher Centre.

Office hours are Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. If you have any inquiries or concerns, please call 306-786-1750 or send us an email.

Locate a loved one

Visitors can locate grave sites within the City of Yorkton Cemetery.


If you would like more help with your search, contact us at 306-786-1750.

Cemetery location

Our City Cemetery is located off highway 9 South and King Street East.


Print a copy of our Cemetery fees and charges or view the pricing below. For more information about interment options, view our Cemetery bylaw.


Cemetery fees and charges

Plot Type

2021 Fees

Traditional - Hill 3 feet


Traditional – Hill 4 feet


Traditional – Meadow 4 feet


Cremation – Hill


Cremation – Meadow


Child – Hill Only


Infant – Hill Only



Adult Traditional


Child Traditional




Columbarium Open/Close



Niche – Middle


Niche – Bottom and Top


Surcharges (In addition to opening and closing fees)

Winter Open/Close (effective November 1st to April 30th)


Saturday Service – Casket


Saturday Service – Cremation


STAT Holiday


Multiple Service Fee


After 4 p.m. (per half hour)


Admin Fee



Monument Permits


Perpetual Care

Per Plot


Additional Interment in Plot


Burial Options

You have burial choices for both traditional and cremated remains.

We require the following with every interment booking:

  • A death, cremation or burial certificate for the deceased.
  • Interment Request from completed by Funeral Home or Family.
  • Permission from the legal plot owner to use the plot (if required)

All funeral processions will be under the control and supervision of the Cemetery Staff while within the Cemetery.

Please note:

  • 3 days notice (16 business hours) is required for winter interments.
  • 2 days notice (12 business hours) is required for summer interments.

Each standard plot can be used for one of the following:

  • 1 casket interment, or
  • 1 casket interment and 3 cremated remains (casket interment must take place first), or
  • 3 cremated remains.

Anyone requesting the use of an already occupied plot will need to provide the City with permission from the legal plot owner before the interment takes place.

Flowers and Memorials

Artificial flowers, decorations, wreaths or natural flowers must be placed in secured flower holders or vases affixed to the monument.

Flowers and decorations for interments are allowed for 10 days after the interment. After 10 days, the items will be removed.

Cemetery staff do spring clean up in May and fall clean up in October. Any items not placed in secured flower holders or vases affixed to the monument will be removed without notice and placed at the shop for 30 days to be claimed.

Anything that is an obstacle to convenient and safe mowing of the grass, snow removal and/or cemetery maintenance will also be removed.

All items placed in the cemetery by the public shall be at their own risk. The City accepts no responsibility to any damaged or missing items.


The City of Yorkton does not offer monument services. Contact the following local businesses for monument services:

A Monument Permit is required to be submitted for every marker installation. You can send your application through a monument company to the City.

Niche engraving or additional engraving of a name or date on an existing monument does not require a permit but the engraving must meet any cemetery regulations.

Commemoration and Memorial Program

Commemoration and Memorial Program is a long lasting way to commemorate a person after they pass.

Recovery of unused prearranged lots

The City of Yorkton will buy back vacant lots, not used by families, to use land efficiently. Contact us if you do not intend to use your plot.

Cemetery self guided walking tour

The City of Yorkton Cemetery has a rich history for you to explore. Cemetery walking tour books are available at City Hall, Tourism Yorkton and the Western Development Museum.