CITY BEAUTIFUL COMMISSION (CBC) MISSION STATEMENT:
The Little Rock City Beautiful Commission’s Mission is – to enhance the City’s appearance and quality of life by promoting public awareness and providing oversight in the development of its natural assets.
CBC GOAL: Per City Code
The Goal of the Little Rock City Beautiful Commission (CBC) is — to raise the level of community expectation for the quality of its environment
CBC’s DUTIES (4): Per City Code
1. REVIEW THE VARIANCE REQUESTS TO THE LANDSCAPE ORDINANCE
Review all commercial development plans requesting variances to the required Landscape Ordinance.
This is a requirement per the Tree City USA registration (2001). CBC was assigned to serve as the governing Tree Board which was added to their duties at that time.
2. PROMOTE THE BEAUTIFUL LANDSCAPE IN LITTLE ROCK
Promote public interest in the general improvement and appearance of the City of Little Rock
3. PROVIDE ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY DIRECTIONS & GUIDANCE TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Prepare and transmit to the Little Rock City Board of Directors recommended environmental policies and implement plans prepared by and/or for the Commission
4. PROVIDE AESTHETIC IMPROVEMENT GUIDELINES TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Establish, subject to the Little Rock City Board of Directors approval, regulations of aesthetic quality for public and private lands and improvements
Historic CBC Slogan: ― "City of Roses"