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MUIRFIELD DESIGN REVIEW APPLICATIONS AND GUIDELINES

All properties in Muirfield Village are bound by the design standards set forth in the Declaration (Warranty Deed). Per the Declaration, all exterior property additions, changes, removals, or any type of exterior construction to any part of any Muirfield property must be approved in writing by the Design Control Committee before any work begins.

Attention: If a contractor or company states their products, materials or services have been "approved by Muirfield", that is not true. Nothing is pre-approved even if it was used on another property. Everything must be reviewed and approved on an individual basis.

Download the appropriate application and complete it, then mail it, bring it to the Association office, or email it to [email protected]. For assistance on submitting a plan, read Submitting a Design Request. For information on the design process in general, read the Design Review Policy. View the calendar for a list of meeting dates and deadlines.

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Design Review Applications & Guidelines

Applications are listed in alphabetic order below. Scroll down to find the desired application or choose it from the dropdown below:


Additions & Remodeling
Use for additions to the house, exterior remodeling, room additions that affect the exterior of the property, adding a mother-in-law suite, and garage additions. There is a separate application for a sunroom, screened in porch, or Florida room and separate applications for Sheds and a detached garage or other storage building.

Air Conditioning Unit
Use for the addition or relocation of any HVAC unit: air conditioning unit, generator, or heat pump.

Awnings
Use to add or change awnings on the house.

Basketball Equipment
Use to add a basketball unit.

Compost Bin
Use to place a compost bin on the property.

Deck
Use to add or change a deck, including decking material, railings, deck location, seat walls, etc. (Note: simply replacing rotted wood with fresh wood that will be painted or stained the same color does not require approval. However, changing out rotted wood for composite material does require approval.)

Doors
Use to add or change a door on the house. There is a separate application for garage doors.

Driveway
Use to change a driveway, including changes to shape, dimensions, materials, pavers, etc.

Egress Window
Use to add an egress window to the home.

Exterior Remodeling Changes
Use for additions to the house, exterior remodeling, room additions that affect the exterior of the property, adding a mother-in-law suite, and garage additions that are attached to the house. There is a separate application for a sunroom, screened in porch, or Florida room and separate applications for Sheds and a detached garage or other storage building.

Fence & Screening
Use for fencing and screening.
Note: invisible fences for dogs do not need approval; however, they must be contained in the buildable area of the lot and no signage is permitted. Invisible fence flags are permitted for two to three weeks to determine if the fence is working.

Fire Pit
Use this application to place a gazebo, pergola, trellis, firepit or retaining wall on the property. It is not necessary to file this form if firepit is included on another plan being filed(such as a patio or landscaping plan).

Fireplace (free standing)
Use this application to add an outdoor kitchen, pizza oven, and/or free standing fireplace.

Garage (Detached)
Use this application for a detached/free standing garage or any detached storage building, but there is a different application to install a shed.

Garage Door
Use to replace or add garage doors.

Gazebo
Use this application to place a gazebo, pergola, trellis, firepit or retaining wall on the property.

Generator Installation
Use this form for the addition or relocation of any HVAC Unit: air conditioning unit, generator, or heat pump.

Grading
Use to make any grading changes to the yard and/or landscaping.

Heat Pump Installation
Use this form for the addition or relocation of any HVAC Unit: air conditioning unit, generator, or heat pump.

Hot Tubs and Spas
Use for the installation of any hot tub, whirlpool, Jacuzzi, or spa unit.

Landscaping
Use to make changes or additions to the home's landscaping, including ornamental trees in landscaping beds. There is a separate form that covers only tree removal and replacement and another form that covers just vegetable gardens. Do not send any fee in with this plan since the fee is based on the scope of the work.

Lighting
Use to submit any additions or changes to exterior lighting, including landscape lighting fixtures.

Miscellaneous Exterior Projects Application
Use for miscellaneous projects including screens, soffit, fascia, gutters, downspouts, gutter guards, chimney work, foundation work, miscellaneous storage, and/or other exterior accessories (statuary, birdbaths, etc.)

New Home Construction
Use to submit a plan to build a new home.

Outdoor Kitchen
Use this application to add an outdoor kitchen, pizza oven, and/or free standing fireplace.

Paint or Stain Change
Use to change the paint or stain color on the house and/or trim and any exterior structure.

Patio
Use to add any kind of patio to the home or to change the existing patio.

Pergola
Use this application to place a gazebo, pergola, trellis, firepit or retaining wall on the property.

Pizza Oven
Use this application to add an outdoor kitchen, pizza oven, and/or free standing fireplace.

Porch
Use to add or change a porch on the house.

Radon Unit
Use to add a radon mitigation unit to the home.

Rain Barrel
Use to add a rain barrel to a garden/landscaped area.

Recreational Equipment and Playsets
Use for any playset or swing set. There are separate applications for basketball units, trampolines, and large sports nets or other sports equipment.

Retaining Wall
Use this application to place a gazebo, pergola, trellis, firepit or retaining wall on the property.

Roof Replacement
Use when replacing the roof.
Note: patches and partial replacements are not permitted.

Satellite Dish
Use to place a satellite dish on the property.

Shed
Use to place a shed on the property. However, use this application for a detached/free standing garage or any other detached storage building.

Shutters
Use to add or change shutters on the house.

Siding or Exterior Finishes
Use to change siding or other exterior finishes. Note: simply replacing rotted wood with fresh wood to be painted the same color does not require approval.

Signs
Signage in Muirfield Village is very limited. Real Estate Agencies posting a house for sale, property owner advertising a house For Sale by Owner, and/or builders posting new home construction may display signs prepared according the Definition of a Standard Sign without prior written authorization from the Muirfield Design Control Committee (MDCC). Other signs are prohibited. Read the signage policy here.

Skylights
Use to add or change skylights. "Sun tunnels" are not permitted.

Solar Panels
Solar panels or in-roof solar lights ("sun tunnels") are not permitted in Muirfield Village. Solar powered walkway lights may be permitted. Use the Lighting application or include them when submitting a Landscaping or Patio plan.

Sports Nets or Sports Equipment
Use for large sports nets such as lacrosse nets and soccer nets. There are different applications for swingsets/playsets, basketball units, and trampolines.

Storage Building (other than a Shed)
Use this application for a detached/free standing garage or any detached storage building, but there is a different application to install a shed.

Sunroom & Screened Porch
Use for any sunroom, screened in porch, or Florida room.

Swimming Pool
Use to add a swimming pool to the property.

Tent
Use to place a temporary tent on the property for special occasions.

Trampoline
Use to place a trampoline on the property.

Tree Removal & Replacement
Use to remove any tree over 6" caliper and to add any tree to the landscaping. This includes ornamental trees used in landscaping beds, although it is not necessary to put in a separate tree plan if trees are being included on a landscaping plan.

Trellis
Use this application to place a gazebo, pergola, trellis, firepit or retaining wall on the property.

Vegetable/Fruit Garden
Use to add a seasonal vegetable/fruit garden to the property.

Walkway
Use to add or change a sidewalk or walkway.

Windows
Use to add, change, replace or remove a window or windows from the home.

 Helpful Design Review Links:
Applications/Guidelines
Design Review Policy
Submitting a Design Request
Muirfield Property Handbook
Declaration (Warranty Deed)
Muirfield Calendar