Scenic City Criteria Standards – Download the Scenic City 2019 Info & Standards with 2019 model standards.

Example Ordinances – Cities considering participating in the Scenic City Certification Program may review example ordinance language for the application criteria. View the Application Format with Example Ordinances for successful responses to these criteria, provided by certified Scenic Cities. Our goal is to provide cities with solid examples of clear and specific language. Having these examples provides cities with opportunities to update their own city codes to reflect language that meets scenic standards.

Glossary – Definitions and descriptions of the terms, criteria, and concepts on the application.

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