Entrances on Race Street, South Street and Fair Street.
Facilities: baseball/softball diamonds, volleyball
courts, tennis courts, open shelter houses, covered
bridge, fishing, playground equipment,
restrooms and concession stands.
Cherry Street Park
Parking on East Cherry Street, walking entrance from
East Forest Street. Facilities: Basketball courts,
children's play stations, swings, etc.
South Main Street at base of reservoir. Tennis Courts &
children's swings and climbing toys.
Gus Wolf Park
West Maple Street - parking at Vine Street entrance. One
tennis court, one basketball hoop, children's play toys,
large open grassy areas, along Raccoon Creek.
Open grassy area on Mulberry Street near South Street.
Summary of Select Park Rules:
Complete Rules available online:
Click Here : Search for Codified Ordinance "Chapter 955
Hendricks Park 5:00 am to 11:00 pm All other parks 8:00
am to 10:00 pm
Boats shall be permitted on the Municipal reservoir
between the hours of 4:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. only. All
boats shall be of the type authorized under the laws of
the State and must be duly licensed and operated
pursuant to the laws of the State. Prior to the
launching of any boat on the reservoir, the operator
shall, each time such boat is launched, register at the
Police Department. The police officer on duty may
prohibit the launching of any boat if, in his opinion,
the boat is not seaworthy.
955.04 SWIMMING PROHIBITED.
No person shall swim in either Raccoon Creek or
Beaver Creek Reservoir at any time.
955.05 VEHICLES PROHIBITED NEAR
RESERVOIRS. No person shall drive, propel or
operate a motor vehicle or other vehicle upon the road
surrounding the perimeter of the Municipal reservoir at
505.01 DOGS AND OTHER ANIMALS
RUNNING AT LARGE. (b) No person being the
owner of or having charge of any dog, or cat, whether
wearing a registration tag or not, shall permit it to
run at large upon any public place or upon the premises
of another. No owner, keeper or harborer of any female
dog or cat shall permit such dog or cat to go beyond the
premises of such owner or keeper at any time such dog or
cat is in heat, unless such dog or cat is properly in
leash. The owner or keeper of every dog or cat shall at
all times keep such dog or cat either confined upon the
premises of the owner or keeper or under reasonable
control of some person.
505.17 ANIMAL WASTE.
(b) No owner of any animal shall permit such
animal to deposit waste upon public or private land in
the City, other than that of the owner. (c) Any owner
observing or learning of his or her animal depositing
waste upon public or private land, other than that of
the owner, shall immediately remove such waste from such
land and dispose of such waste in an enclosed container.
West McPherson Highway
East Maple Street
McPherson Cemetery Section Site
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The Cemetery is open to the public daily from dawn to
dusk. It is under supervision of Jim Mason, Parks and
The cemetery is manned by Roy Weisz between 7:00
a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday, except for
holidays. Summer hours are 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
The telephone number at the Cemetery is 419 547-8181 and
Mr. Mason can be reached at 419 547-8455.
Rules for McPherson Cemetery
are established by a City of Clyde Codified Ordinance
Prohibited activities at the Cemetery are:
except for ceremonial purposes.
No animals allowed on the grounds
No littering except in refuse baskets and
areas designated for said purposes
No sale of refreshments on the grounds.
No driving off paved roadways and donít
exceed 5 MPH
No disturbing the quiet and good order of
No plucking any plant or flower (wild or
cultivated), nor breaking or injuring any
tree or shrub or marring any monument of
defacing the grounds.
The care and maintenance of
all sites is performed by cemetery employees. No person
or persons will be permitted to perform ground
maintenance work on any site, except as permitted by Mr.
Mason or the Cemetery Sexton.
Fall and winter arrangements shall be removed from grave
sites by April 1 of each year and spring and summer
arrangements by October 1 of each year.
Arrangement for interment shall be made thru the City
Managerís Office at least 24 hours in advance of the
scheduled funeral service. Call 419 547-6898 and if
necessary, leave a voice message.
Interments are not allowed without full payment for
opening and closing prior to the scheduled funeral
service, except the funeral director may deliver full
payment at the time of the funeral service.
Costs and fees are:
Opening and closing graves:
Grave site in baby section (1/2 grave site)
Infants thru age 2 $35.00 (except weekend or
holidays $ 135.00)
Grave site for ashes (1/2 grave site)
Child thru age 12 $80.00 (except weekend or
holidays $ 180.00)
Indigent grave sites $50.00
Adult $270.00 (except weekend or holidays
Each grave site $300.00
Ashes $50.00 (except weekend or holidays)
Holidays are defined as all
recognized Federal Holiday, plus locally the addition of
Good Friday, and the day after Thanksgiving. No burials
will be made on Memorial Day.
The burial of remains of more than one person for each
grave site will not be permitted, except the remains of
an infant. Cremated remains may be buried with a spouse
or other family member provided the remains of the
buried are not disturbed and Mr. Mason has determined
that there is space available.
Removal or transfer from a grave shall be permitted only
upon approval of the City Manager and shall be charged
based upon the opening and closing of each grave site. A
removal is charged 1 opening and closing. A transfer is
charged for 2 opening and closings. The cost associated
with removal or transfer shall be paid by the person
ordering the work. In the event the decedent died of a
contagious or communicable disease, disinterment shall
be permitted only upon approval of the Sandusky County
Board of Health or Court of Record having jurisdiction
in the matter.
Veteran grave sites are available. Burial sites are
released by the Sandusky County Veterans Service Office
upon application by the funeral home representative who
provides proof of the service of the deceased and
certifies that a grave site has not otherwise been
provided. Honorably discharged soldiers, sailors,
marines, and airman who have been in active service of
the United States are eligible. Widows of veterans may
be buried next to their husbands. Requests for such
burials shall be in writing to the City Manager and the
cost for burial of widows shall be that of an opening
and closing. A Veteranís Widows Trust Fund has been
established for the perpetual care of grave sites in the
amount of $85.00 for each site.
Grave site selection and purchases will be made through
Mr. Mason or the Cemetery Sexton. The employees will
assist the purchaser prepare the Cemetery Lot Sales Form
which will include the name of the owner/owners; section
number, lot number, site number(s) and purchase amount.
The purchaser shall take the form to the Finance
Department for payment and then take their receipt of
payment to the City Manager for Deed preparation.
The City will buy any site(s) back where there have been
no burials. Re-purchase price for each site shall be the
original price paid for the site(s).
No Deed shall be conveyed and no monument, marker or
other memorial shall be placed, nor shall a burial be
permitted within a site until the purchase price of the
site has been paid in full.
Only one family monument shall be permitted on any lot.
The maximum height of a monument in either Section 5 or
6 shall not exceed three feet. All monumental work shall
be designed and executed in such a manner as to insure
the most permanent construction. Foundations will be
installed during the months of April and October of each
All monuments shall be set upon a concrete foundation
constructed by cemetery employees. All foundations will
be sized to match the planned monument except that
monuments in Section 5 & 6 will be four inches wider and
longer than the planned monument.