Cemetery Services

For information regarding a burial permit or other cemetery services, please contact the Bethel City Clerk’s Office at 907-543-1384 or cityclerk@cityofbethel.net.


The Bethel cemeteries are governed by the Bethel Municipal Code 13.20. The Office of the City Clerk maintains records that include, lot reservations and internments, and answers general questions about the cemeteries including the installation of memorial monuments or the burial of remains.



Procedure for Arranging Interments

Procedures for interments are intended to be simple and practical. The City seeks to accommodate the family’s wishes whenever possible.


Interment times

The City of Bethel requests all interments be done between Monday and Friday from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm.


Permit Requirements

The family or friends must obtain a permit from the Office of the City Clerk prior to the digging of any site. The plot locations are provided on a first come first serve basis unless a reservation is made in advance.


Permit Costs

Burial Reservation: $150.00

If you would like to insure the family members are buried in the same proximity, please obtain a burial reservation prior to interments.


Burial Permit: $50.00

Burial permits are issued upon the passing of a loved one. Excavating the burial site is not a service offered by the City. The family must make their own arrangements for this service.