2016 Beautification Award Criteria

DPW 2015 beautification award
  • Neat, natural, manicured landscaping
  • Paint in good condition
  • Bushes and trees cared for
  • Concrete with minimal to no vegetative growth in crack
  • Concrete with no differential settlement
  • Garbage cans not visible
  • Gutters and roof in good condition from street
  • No artificial flowers
  • No for sale signs or commercial advertising signs in the yard
  • Outstanding home-extra nice appearance




All nominations must be turned into the Department of Public Works no later than July 25, 2016. Resident's may nominate their own homes, as well as those of their neighbor's or other businesses in the City of Oak Park. Bus tours will begin the first week in August and continue until all nominated homes have been voted on by the commission. All winners will be notified by mail. Any questions please contact Dept of Public Works at 248-691-7497.  Please email Tiffany Brown for more information.