Municipal cemeteries

Available cemetery lots in Halifax

Traditional lots are available for sale in:

  • Fairview Lawn Cemetery
  • Mount Hermon Cemetery

Cremation lots are available for sale in:

  • Fairview Lawn Cemetery
  • Mount Hermon Cemetery
  • Camp Hill Cemetery

Fairview Lawn Cemetery now has a 72-niche octagonal columbarium. For more information on the purchasing a plot or a niche please contact the Cemetery Administration Office to arrange an appointment to view available lots. Green burials are also available for our traditional plots. More information about this option can be obtained through your Funeral Home. 

Please note that motorcoaches are not permitted within the Fairview Lawn Cemetery. Contact the cemetery office at 902.490.4883 for options.

Fees for cemetery services

Cemetery locations

Fairview Lawn Cemetery
3720 Windsor Street
Halifax, NS

Home of:

  • Halifax Regional Municipality Cemetery Head Office
  • Last Post Fund, Nova Scotia Branch Veterans' Columbarium
  • Titanic Graves
  • A mass grave for the victims of the Halifax Explosion

Fairview Lawn Cemetery Site Plan 

Camp Hill Cemetery
1600 Summer Street
Halifax, NS
Home of:
Joseph Howe
Alexander Keith
Viola Desmond
Camp Hill Cemetery Site Plan 

Mount Hermon Cemetery
139 Victoria Road
Dartmouth, NS
Mount Hermon Grave Site Plan 

Saint Peter’s Cemetery
65 Victoria Road
Dartmouth, NS

Dartmouth Common (Park Avenue) Cemetery
63 Victoria Road
Dartmouth, NS

Saint Paul’s Cemetery
15 Geary Street
Dartmouth, NS

How do I apply to have a cemetery acquired by the municipality?

Cemetery Acquisition Application Checklist
Cemetery Acquisition Administrative Order

Contact the Cemetery Administration Office

If you’d like to discuss your options, or find the location of a loved one who has been interred in a municipal-run cemetery, please call 902.490.4883 or email cemetery@halifax.ca.

In person:
Fairview Lawn Cemetery
3720 Windsor Street
Halifax, NS

Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m.

By mail:
PO Box 1749
Halifax, NS
B3J 3A5