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Cemeteries and Burial Permits

The Town of Creston operates, on behalf of the Regional District Central Kootenay, both the Forest Lawn Cemetery and the Pioneer Cemetery. Most of the services provided are coordinated in conjunction with the local funeral home.

If you would like to pre-purchase a plot, please contact the front desk for more information.

Genealogical researchers: Please contact the Creston Museum for Cemetery Listings and an archive of Obituaries.

 

Cemetery Fees (via Fees and Charges Bylaw No. 1763, 2011).

Plot Fees
Plot Fees Resident Non-Resident
Adult Size (includes Care Fund $50.00) $700 $1250
Child Size (includes Care Fund $30.00) $500 $800
Infant Size (includes Care Fund $20.00) $300 $600
Cremated Remains Size (includes Care Fund $25) $475 $550
Care Fund for Columbarium Niche 10% of selling price 10% of selling price

Burials
Plot Fees Resident Non-Resident
Adult Size $650 $900
Child Size $450 $700
Infant Size $300 $600
Cremated Remains $225 $350

Exhumation
Plot Fees Resident Non-Resident
All Grave Sizes $1,200 $1,200
Extra Deep $2,200 $2,200
Cremated Remains $300 $300

Additional Fees
Plot Fees Resident Non-Resident
Extra Deep $300 $400
Burials After 3:30 p.m. on Weekdays $200 $250
Burials on Saturday, Sunday or Statutory Holidays $500 $550
Cremation on Saturday, Sunday or Statutory Holidays $200 $250
Transfer of Licence $80 $205
Installation of Memorials (includes Care Fund $10) $250 $300