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Lakeview Cemetery


Lakeview Cemetery features many burial areas, including the Veterans' Field of Honour, and a columbarium for cremated remains. It is located at the north end of Old Airport Road behind Bristol Pit.

Contact the City to:

  • make arrangements for a burial
  • reserve a spot in the columbarium
  • locate a plot
  • install a monument

Please view our Cemetery Fees for costs associated with the cemetery.  

For detailed information regarding the cemetery, please view the Consolidated Cemetery By-law No. 3965.


If you would like to place a monument or marker on a plot, please submit the monument permit application. Please include the dimensions and attach a sketch of the monument. There is no fee for a monument permit.

Your role

  • submit the monument permit application form
  • wait the required time before installation: cremation plots - 1 year; regular burial plots - 2 years
  • place the monument within the confines of the plot (self or contractor); see page 2 Part 2.5 of the cemetery by-law for dimensions
  • inform the City of the installation date; this must be between June 1 and October 31 or before the first snowfall.
  • maintain the monument and plot

Our role

  • process permit applications in a timely manner
  • provide information and assistance upon request


Lakeview Cemetery Columbarium

Lakeview Cemetery


Hours of Operation

Winter Hours effective following the Labour Day Weekend
until prior to the Victoria Day Weekend (September to May)
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Summer Hours effective following the Victoria Day Weekend
until prior to the Labour Day Weekend (May to September)
Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Mailing Address & Phone Numbers

Yellowknife City Hall
4807 - 52 Street, P.O. Box 580, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N4

Switchboard - (867) 920-5600
Mayor/City Manager - (867) 920-5634
Booking Clerk - (867) 669-3457
Municipal Enforcement (MED) - (867) 920-5630
After Hours (MED) - (867) 920-2737
After Hours (Public Works) - (867) 920-5699