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Cemetery Commission
Mission & Authority:
To have sole care, superintendence and management of all public burial grounds in the Town. May lay out any existing public burial grounds or any land purchased and set apart for cemeteries with proper paths and avenues; may plant, embellish, ornament and fence the same and erect therein such suitable edifices and conveniences and make such improvements as it considers convenient; and, subject to the approval of the Town, may make such regulations, consistent with law, as it deems expedient.

Agendas & Minutes

  • Susan Avellar - Term Ends 12/31/21
  • Dawn Walsh - Term Ends 12/31/21
  • Vacant - Term Ends 12/31/21
  • Michael Harpie, Chair - Term Ends 12/31/19   
  • Lynne Martin - Term Ends 12/31/20
  • RuthAnne Cowing, Alt. - Term Ends 12/31/19

Contact: Town Clerk Darlene Van Alstyne

Cemetery Lot Sales
Cemetery lots shall be sold only to residents or former residents of Provincetown and are transferable only to members of their immediate family unless otherwise approved by the Cemetery Commission.  A Resident is defined as any person who has maintained a principle residence or owned a property in Provincetown at any time for at least two years as evidenced by the Town's records or otherwise to the satisfaction of the Cemetery Commission.

For information on purchasing a cemetery lot please contact Darlene Van Alstyne, Acting Town Clerk at 508-487-7013, or via e-mail to Darlene Van Alstyne

Cemetery Rules & Regulations

Town of Provincetown
260 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657
Ph: (508) 487-7000
Fx: (508) 487-9560