Beautification Awards

The City of Artesia is pleased to announce a Beautification Awards Program created to recognize residents and business owners for outstanding maintenance of their property. With the support of the Beautification and Maintenance Commission, who promotes the City’s efforts to maintain Artesia as an attractive city, awards will be presented to community members who help beautify City neighborhoods. Nominations are now available through October 22nd, 2021 and includes the following categories:

Residential Entry Sustainable Landscape Beautification Award: This award will recognize homes that exhibit exceptional pride of ownership through the use of water conservation practices as part of their landscaping design. This includes the use of drought-tolerant or native plants, water-friendly irrigation systems, and energy-efficient or solar lighting.

Business Entries Storefront Beautification Award: This award will recognize businesses that contribute to the overall beautification of the community by demonstrating exceptional pride of ownership through the outstanding maintenance of their property. This includes an attractive façade, storefront, a clean and well-maintained exterior, and an attractive landscaping design.

Sustainable Landscape Beautification Award: This award will recognize businesses that contribute to the overall beautification of the community by demonstrating exceptional pride of ownership through the use of water conservation practices as part of their landscaping design. This includes the use of drought-tolerant or native plants, water-friendly irrigation systems, and energy-efficient or solar lighting.

Residents and business owners can self-nominate or nominate a neighbor. Entry forms must be completed online and will require digital photos of the property with entry. Photos must be of good quality and showcase the qualities required to qualify under the entry category, and will be used for judging. 

The Beautification and Maintenance Commission will judge and select the award recipients based on the category criteria, and will issue up to five awards in each category. All award recipients will be invited to a City Council meeting to be recognized. Award recipients under the residential category will receive a lawn sign to display on their property. Businesses selected for an award, will receive a lawn sign or window decal (if property can’t accommodate a lawn sign). 

The City of Artesia plans to hold this program again in the Spring of 2022, and will add a “Landscape Beautification Award” for residential entries. Visit the City’s website for more information or call (562) 865-6262, Ext. 261.

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