Community Appearance Awards

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In addition to the satisfaction of improving the city and saving tax dollars through the City’s home improvement program, those who do an outstanding job of improving the appearance of their property are recognized by the city’s Community Appearance Committee. The following awards are presented annually to the best in the city:

  1.     Spring Residential Appearance Awards

  2.     Fall Commercial Appearance Awards

For more information on the awards programs, call 703-385-7995.

SPRING RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY APPEARANCE AWARDS PROGRAM

The City of Fairfax Community Appearance Committee sponsors a community-wide effort to improve and upgrade the appearance of residential segments of the city.

Who can Participate:

Any individual or group who owns and/or maintains a home in the city is eligible to enter the competition. Entry forms may be submitted by any city resident or community association nominating a city residence.

Spring Residential Award Application Form Click here for Form

When Applications are Due:

Applications must be returned no later than the end of April. Judging will be done in May or June and awards will be presented at a Council of Civic Associations or City Council meeting in the summer.

A plaque will be presented to the winning entry in each category. Honorable mention certificates will be given at the discretion of the judges.

Bases for Judging:

  1.     Are the grounds well maintained?

  2.     Is the plant material in healthy condition?

  3.     Are the furnishings in good repair?

  4.     Are the hard surfaces in good repair?

  5.     Is/are the building(s) well maintained?

Mail or deliver entries to: 

ATTN: Heather Turley

City of Fairfax, Department of Public Works

3410 Pickett Road

Fairfax, VA 22031

 

OR FAX: 703-246-6308

OR Call: 703-385-7995

OR email: Heather.Turley@fairfaxva.gov


For more information on the program, call the Department of Public Works at 703-385-7995.  

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FALL COMMERCIAL COMMUNITY APPEARANCE AWARDS PROGRAM

The City of Fairfax Community Appearance Committee sponsors a community-wide effort to improve and upgrade the appearance of commercial, industrial, and institutional segments of the city.

Who Can Participate:

Any individual or group who owns and/or operates a building, business, industry, or institution in the city is eligible to enter the competition. Entry forms also may be submitted by any city resident nominating a city business.

Fall Commercial Award Application Form click here to go to form

When Applications Are Due:

Applications must be returned by the end of September. Judging will be done in early October and awards will be presented at a winter City Council meeting.

Bases for Judging:

  1.     Are the grounds well maintained?

  2.     Is the plant material in healthy condition?

  3.     Are the furnishings in good repair?

  4.     Are the hard surfaces in good repair?

  5.     Do signs meet the city codes and are pleasing and compatible with the grounds?

  6.     Is/are the building(s) well maintained?

Mail or deliver entries to:

ATTN: Heather Turley

City of Fairfax, Department of Public Works

3410 Pickett Road

Fairfax, VA 22031

 

OR FAX: 703-246-6308

OR Call: 703-385-7995

OR email: Heather.Turley@fairfaxva.gov

 

For more information on the program, call the Department of Public Works at 703-385-7995.

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