Cemetery Guide

Cemetery Database

The City of Dublin has online views of the cemeteries located in Dublin.  This allows visitors to search by last name.  The search engine gives viewers a listing of all those buried who match the search criteria, along with the deceased military service and if the veteran served in war time.

To access the online service go to:

The Dublin Cemetery is an example of the fine suburban cemeteries which appeared around the Midwest in the 19th century, and has its roots in Europe, in the grand, elegantly landscaped grounds of Paris’ Pere la Chaise Cemetery. Literally translated, a cemetery is “a place of repose,” and cemeteries of this type exemplify the ideas of the time, which began to move away from the grim images of strife and suffering which characterize the 18th-century graveyards of New England and toward a more peaceful image of restful, eternal slumber.

The suburban cemeteries were created to be parks where people could come to pay their respects to the deceased, walk the tree-lined avenues, and enjoy the peace and quiet.

This guide has been created to help maintain the beauty and serenity of the cemeteries of Dublin, and to ensure their continued enjoyment for generations to come.

A complete list of burials in the Dublin Cemetery and the smaller cemeteries is available in the cemetery office. For more information, please contact the Cemetery office in Parks Operations: 6555 Shier-Rings Road, or by phone: 614.410.4700.

Columbarium at The Dublin Cemetery

The Dublin Cemetery now has a columbarium available to serve as a final resting place for cremated remains and a place of remembrance for the deceased.

The granite, above-ground structure is located adjacent to section 4A, which is at the entrance off of Monterey Drive.
The columbarium has 81 niches. Each niche is 12 inches by 12 inches and can hold up to two urns.

Many relatives and friends of the deceased wish to express their feelings by recognizing the niche of their loved ones. The City acknowledges this and asks that you do so with respect to the surrounding niches. In order to maintain the beauty of the cemetery and columbarium the City must enforce a few regulations on what can be permitted on and around the columbarium itself to prevent the abuse of this privilege.

  • All funeral flowers placed around the columbarium will be removed after five days.
  • Please be respectful to others. Do not adorn or hang items on niches that are privately owned or unoccupied.
  • Flowers may be placed on top of the columbarium in accordance with our Dublin Cemetery Guidebook. City staff will monitor the overall appearance of the Columbarium and will remove items that are unappealing or inappropriately displayed.

The fee structure is as follows:

Columbarium Niche

$1,995 Resident

$2,740 Non-Resident

Interment Service$555 M-F 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
$815 After hours/weekends
Niche Inurnment Service$135 M-F 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
$210 After hours/weekends
Foundation Service
$2 per square inch 
Columbarium Niche Engraving$445 each occurrence 
Veterans Marker Service$0 
Cemetery Lot Ownership Transfer$115 

*All engravings will consist of a name, date and religious symbol if desired. Certain non-religious symbols are also available.

Cremation has historically been a widely accepted means of burial among most religions, and continues to gain acceptance and popularity. It is generally considered more affordable and environmentally friendly than a casket burial.

Niches can be purchased by contacting the City of Dublin Parks Operations at 614.410.4700.

Public Records Request Overview

In order to support faster response and better tracking of requests, the City of Dublin uses JustFOIA to collect, respond to and manage public information requests.

Why JustFOIA?

JustFOIA is a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) online application that helps streamline the open records request process for the community and improve efficiencies in getting requested information quickly and accurately.

The application lets community members submit requests for all city records, including police reports. Commonly requested information includes accident reports, copies of resolutions and body-camera video.

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The City of Dublin operates under a set of seven key core values: integrity, respect, communication, teamwork, accountability, positive attitude and dedication to service. Staff members use these seven values as the basis for daily decision-making, including the decisions that go into the budget process.

  • Integrity. We are open and honest. We honor our commitments to the community and each other. Our actions are consistent with what we say.
  • Respect. We treat our coworkers and members of the community with courtesy and dignity. We embrace diversity and acknowledge the needs, responsibilities and inherent worth of each individual.
  • Communication. We maintain an environment in which employees feel free to share ideas and information. We promote open interaction throughout the organization to ensure knowledge and understanding among all employees and our community.
  • Teamwork. We create a climate in which all employees work together and support the individual talents and contributions of team members. We celebrate successes and see mistakes as opportunities for growth; we will never willingly let a member of our team fail.
  • Accountability. We are responsible to our community and each other for our personal and organizational decisions, actions and performance results. We are committed stewards of our City’s assets and resources.
  • Positive Attitude. We focus our efforts on constructive behavior, attitudes and solutions. We promote an environment that people love going to every day – a place where each individual can find a sense of belonging, inspiration, enjoyment and meaning.
  • Dedication to Service. We pursue innovation and continuous improvement in all we do. We are committed to efficient, effective and responsive service delivery that makes a difference in the lives of those we serve.

Leadership Philosophy

We are members of an organization that succeeds because of teamwork, dedication, diversity and the innovative spirit of all of   our members. Together, we build a culture of trust, service, mutual respect, inclusion and open communication. We hold ourselves mutually accountable to promote and sustain continuous learning and to develop the learning potential that exists in every member of our team.

City Code

The complete Dublin City Code is available online at American Legal City Ordinance website. Information staff at the Dublin branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library are available to help navigate this website.

Revised Charter of Dublin, Ohio

This Revised Charter, as adopted on March 19, 1996, became effective on July 4, 1996.

Zoning Code

The Zoning Code for Dublin is Chapter 153 of the Dublin Code of Ordinances. The Zoning Code sets land development requirements and establishes different uses within individual districts. Zoning regulations address the physical development of a site, such as building height, lot requirements, setbacks from lot lines, minimum numbers of parking spaces, sign types and sizes, and other related regulations.

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