Enter the 2017 Home and Business Beautification Contest

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Celebrate the efforts of a residential or commercial property by entering our citywide competition!

For the City of Norwalk, home and business improvements are a crucial part of community revitalization.  Well-maintained properties reflecHBBC 2017 small appt the commitment and care of citizens and local business owners, and keep our city looking beautiful.

The City of Norwalk Community Promotion Commission invites you to participate in the 2017 Home and Business Beautification Contest. First, Second and Third Place winners will be sought in four categories: Home Beautiful, Multi-Family Dwelling, Home Improvement and Business Appeal.

Selection will be based on exterior appearance or "curb appeal" only.  Interior work will not be considered.

Judging criteria is as follows:

Home Beautiful

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  • Creativity and neighborhood impact
  • Overall exterior appearance
  • Maintenance of grounds
  • Use of landscaping

Multi-Family Dwelling

  • Open to apartment buildings, senior housing and condominiums
  • Owners, tenants and neighbors may make nominations
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  • Care and attention shown in upkeep
  • Overall exterior appearance
  • Use of landscaping

Home Improvement*

Rehabilitation or exterior projects that demonstrate neighborhood investment, such as

  • Paint
  • Landscaping
  • Driveway repairs
  • Garage doors
  • Awnings
  • Additions or development
  • *ALL HOME IMPROVEMENT ENTRIES REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF "BEFORE" AND "AFTER" PHOTOS OR IMAGES

Business Appeal

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  • General appearance and creative facade
  • Landscaping
  • Commitment to regular maintenance
  • Neighborhood impact

All nominations must comply with the City of Norwalk building codes.

Contest winners receive signage commemorating their award and will be recognized in the "Norwalk Now," on our website and social media, and at a City Council meeting.

Two convenient ways to enter:

Pick up an entry form from any City facility (available week of April 3) and return or mail to:

Community Promotion Commission
Home & Business Beautification Contest
12700 Norwalk Boulevard, Room 1
Norwalk, California  90650

or complete our online application below.

Deadline is May 31, 2017. Judging takes place in June.  Please contact us at (562) 929-5735 or publicaffairs@norwalkca.gov if you have any questions.

 

 

 

2017 Home and Business Beautification Contest Online Application

Please correct the field(s) marked in red below:

Welcome to the 2017 Home and Business Beautification Contest online application.  Please complete information below. 
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Thank you for nominating a beautiful home or business.  Under which category will you be nominating today? (Choose ONE only.  Selection of multiple categories will result in disqualification.)    *For Home Improvement, "Before" and "After" photographs or images must be submitted via email to publicaffairs@norwalkca.gov.
Thank you for nominating a beautiful home or business. Under which category will you be nominating today? (Choose ONE only. Selection of multiple categories will result in disqualification.) *For Home Improvement, "Before" and "After" photographs or images must be submitted via email to publicaffairs@norwalkca.gov.
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If you are making a Business Appeal nomination, please choose one sub-category.  *For most Improved, "Before" and "After" photographs or images must be submitted via email to publicaffairs@norwalkca.gov.
If you are making a Business Appeal nomination, please choose one sub-category. *For most Improved, "Before" and "After" photographs or images must be submitted via email to publicaffairs@norwalkca.gov.
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Name of Nominee (or person nominating if not the same individual)
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Phone Number
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Email Address
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Address and Cross Street of Nominated Property
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If nominating for Home Improvement or Most Improved Business, please briefly describe improvements.
Thank you for entering!  Winners will be announced in July.
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