The Township has two cemetery locations. The Stickney Cemetery, with burials from the 1800’s and early 1900’s, is located on State Route 86. This cemetery is closed to additional burials. The Concord Cemetery, which was founded in 1833, is located on State Route 608 and has burial options available to residents of Concord Township.

News and Updates

  • We currently are sold out of columbarium niches. 

Memorial Day Ceremony Information

“Walking Tour” 2024 Township Legacies

“Walking Tour” 2024 Township Legacies map

For more information please contact the Cemetery Department at 440-354-7518

Wreaths Across America

Please consider sponsoring a wreath(s) to Remember and Honor our veteran’s at the Wreaths Across America Ceremony on December 14, 2024. You can sponsor a wreath(s) either by QR Code, Direct Sponsorhip Link or a Mail in form (see below).

Wreaths Across America Direct  Sponsorship Link

Wreath-Sponsorship-Mail In Form

A Letter from the Executive Director of Wreaths Across America  


General Information

The Concord Cemetery offers three burial alternatives; conventional full burials, in-ground cremation burials, and above-ground cremation burials*

*We currently are sold out of above ground burial options (columbarium niches). Please contact the Cemetery Department for more information.

For more information please refer to the 2024 Cemetery Rates document for pricing and 2022 Rules and Regulations for information regarding terms of sale agreement, burials, headstones, markers, monuments and decorations. All persons are subject to the rules and regulations.

Informational Forms

2024 Pricing Rates

2022 Rules and Regulations

Concord Township Cemetery Map-Aerial View

Foundation Request Form

Department Contacts

Andy Rose
(440) 354-7513
(440) 354-7511
Karen Warner
Cemetery Sexton/Administrative Assistant
(440) 354-7518
(440) 354-7511
Debbie Powall
Office Coordinator/Cemetery Assistant
(440) 354-7501
(440) 354-7511
Name Address Phone Fax Hours
Town Hall Campus 7229 Ravenna Rd (440) 354-7500 (440) 354-7511 Monday-Friday 8 am – 4:30 pm
  • I have a road complaint, whom do I contact?

    Being a Township, it depends on what road you live. The Ohio Department of Transportation takes care of State Routes; the Lake County Engineer maintains County owned roads, while the Concord Township Service Department takes care of Township roadways. Visit the Service Department’s page for more information.

  • Does Concord Township require a Point of Sale Inspection?

    No, a point of sale inspection is not required.

  • Do I need a permit to solicit in Concord Township?

    Yes, a permit is needed to solicit in Concord Township. Please visit Town Hall during normal business hours (8:00 am-4:30 pm) to complete the paperwork. See Resolution 2007-7 for more information.

  • What are the parking restrictions in Concord Township?

    Parking on all roads in Concord Township is prohibited between the hours of 1:00 am – 8:00 am. See Resolution 1978-8 for more information.

  • Who do I contact for wildlife removal?

    For removal, trapping, control and clean-up of nuisance wildlife, view the latest copy of the Ohio Commercial Nuisance Wild Animal Control Operators Listing provided by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).

    For wildlife questions and concerns, contact Lake County Wildlife Officer, Ryan M. Pawlus, (330) 644-2293.

  • Does the Township have a recycling program?

    Concord Township provides aluminum can recycling bins. Aluminum can recycling bins are located outside of both Fire Stations on Concord-Hambden Road and Prouty Road.

    To obtain curbside recycling, contact your trash removal hauler or refer to Resident Information for trash removal hauler options.

  • Does Concord Township have noise control regulations?

    The Township has a noise resolution. For common noise control matters, the hours of control are 11:00 pm – 7:00 am unless otherwise specified in the Resolution 2000-10.

  • What is a Joint Economic Development District (JEDD)?

    A Joint Economic Development District (JEDD) is a designated township area where a city has agreed to share the benefits and responsibilities of commercial and industrial development.

    Concord Township and the City of Painesville entered into an agreement to enhance the development opportunities, to create and preserve jobs and improve the economic welfare of area residents. The JEDD is established as a special district under provisions of Ohio law which is governed by a Board of Directors and the terms of the agreement between the communities.

  • What are the hunting regulations in the Township?

    Townships cannot regulate hunting laws. Concord Township follows the guidelines established by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).

  • Do employees working in the Township have to pay taxes?

    Employees working in the Township do not pay income taxes. However, individuals working within the JEDD (Joint Economic Development District) as well as businesses operating in the boundaries of the JEDD are subject to an income tax through the Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA).

  • Who do I call if there is a dead animal on the road?

    Please report dead animals found on the road to the following:

    • Township roads: Concord Township Service Department, (440) 350-3226 or (440) 350-3225
    • County roads: Lake County Engineer’s Office, (440) 350-2770
    • State roads: Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT), (440) 354-2191

    Visit the Service Department’s page or a listing of Township, county and state roads.

  • May I have a campfire in my backyard?

    NO OPEN BURNING  permitted in Concord Township.


    RECREATIONAL FIRES such as cooking and camp fires are permitted as long as they are in an approved container or cleared area.

    • Recreational fires shall not be conducted within 25 feet of a structure or combustible material
    • Conditions which could cause fire spread such as leaves and dry or dead vegetation shall be eliminated prior to ignition
    • The size of any recreational fire shall not exceed 3 feet in diameter and 2 feet in height
    • All recreational fires shall be constantly attended until the fire is extinguished
    • A minimum of one portable fire extinguisher with a minimum 4-A rating or other approved on-site fire-extinguishing equipment, such as dirt, sand, water barrel or garden hose shall be available for immediate utilization.

    Any recreational fire that is offensive or objectionable because of smoke or odor emissions or when atmospheric conditions or local circumstances make such fires hazardous is prohibited.


    The Concord Township Fire Department is authorized to order the extinguishment by the property owner, another person responsible or the fire department of open burning that creates or adds to a hazardous or objectionable situation, per Ohio Fire Coe 307.3

    OFC 37.4 .3 Portable Outdoor Fireplaces: Shall be used in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions and shall not be operated within 15 feet of a structure or combustible material. Not permissible on a combustible balcony of a multi-family unit.

    OFC 308 Gas Fired Open-Flame Cooking Devices: Must be at least 10 feet from a structure when in a multi-family dwelling; no storage of gas cylinders in multi-family dwellings; no grills allowed on decks or balconies of multi-family dwellings.

  • What do I do if the emergency sirens go off?

    The emergency sirens are tested at 11:00 AM on the second Wednesday in January, April, July and October.

    Concord Township officials do not activate the outdoor Emergency Sirens located throughout Lake County. The outdoor sirens are activated by the Lake County Emergency Management Agency to alert residents of possible natural or man-made disasters and national security issues. When you hear the Emergency Siren: Go indoors, close all doors and windows; Tune to local emergency information stations and follow broadcast information; DO NOT CALL 911 – Such calls could hinder response activities; Stay tuned to your radio or TV for further information.