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Business Beautification Program

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Register your business and get beautifying! Registration closes December 15, 2019

The Business Beautification Program aims to encourage local commercial businesses to beautify and maintain their storefronts and surrounding property all year round. An attractive storefront not only promotes a positive image of your business, but also appeals to prospective and current customers. By maintaining your property on a regular basis, you encourage neighbouring businesses to follow suit and beautify their storefronts as well. 

During the summer months, participating businesses will have a chance to win the Business Beautification Award selected by an online community vote. The award will be presented by Wood Buffalo Communities in Bloom and the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.

Program Guidelines*

  1. Register your business by December 15, 2019 
  2. Beautify, maintain, and submit your storefront makeover photo by December 15, 2019

*Participants must adhere to contest guidelines to be eligible for the Business Beautification Award

Beautifying your business can be quick and easy. Here are many simple ways to participate in the Business Beautification Program:

  • Sweep storefronts, walkways and surrounding areas.
  • Clean windows, and hang a welcome sign.
  • Clean or update outdoor signage.
  • Re-paint fencing, bollards and parking lot lines.
  • Pressure wash sidings, outside furnishings and walkways.
  • Pick up litter, and other debris around your property.
  • Landscape and/or hardscape your property.
  • Provide proper bins for trash, recycling and cigarette butts.
  • Plant low maintenance shrubs, greenery and flowers beds.
  • Remove graffiti. Email to pick up a free Graffiti Removal Kit.

Nuisance Property Bylaw

Businesses are not obligated to beautify their storefronts. However, all property owners should be aware of the Nuisance Property Bylaw, which outlines the penalties for having an unkempt and unsightly property. Graffiti, overgrowth of grass or weeds, and litter are a few examples that would be considered as part of the Nuisance Property Bylaw.


Communities in Bloom

All Winter Maintenance Zones are relaxed until further notice.