Spring 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 May 12, 2022,  and includes the following categories:

Residential Entries
Landscape Beautification Award: This award will recognize homes that exhibit exceptional pride of ownership through well-maintained and exceptional landscaping of their property.  This includes an attractive landscaping design of the front yard and parkway, a clean and well-maintained exterior, and overall good curb appeal.

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. Residents will receive a lawn sign to display on their property, and businesses will receive a lawn sign or window decal (if property can’t accommodate a lawn sign). Call
(562) 865-6262, Ext. 261 for more information.

Click here to download PDF Nomination Entry Form