Fair Woods Architectural Review Board
When you purchased a home in the Fair Woods community, the contract you signed included an addendum accepting the covenants, conditions, and restrictions (CCRs) of the Fair Woods Homeowners Association. You should have received a copy of the CCRs for review prior to closing. Your first responsibility is to read them. The CCRs are available on this website.
Included in the CCR is that any major changes to the exterior of your home must receive the approval of the Architectural Review Board (ARB) via an application process. All HOAs do this to maintain the consistency of the neighborhood, keep home prices up, and preserve the quality of life in the neighborhood.
This process is not meant to be draconian or over-regulatory. This applies primarily to larger or more visible projects. Fill an application out, for example, if you're painting the exterior of your home, buying a new door, or adding a deck. However, you do not need to fill out an application if you're planting bushes or flowers, putting a doghouse in a fully fenced back yard, or completing other regular maintenance tasks which do not change the appearance of your property.
The ARB application process is simple and usually quick. Click the PDFs below for details and to download an application. When in doubt, fill one out. It’s the least you can do for your and your neighbors’ home values.
When the application is complete, email it to SFMC.
These are the Fair Woods Architectural Guidelines that were distributed to owners in February and March of 2018.
FWHOA Approved Guidelines 2017 - 02-10-1[...]
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Fair Woods Paint, Siding, Garage, and Door Colors
All of the original paints used in the community are available from McCormick Paints. Visit McCormick in Chantilly at 14526 Lee Road, Chantilly, VA 20151, or in Vienna at 8501-3A Tyco Rd, Vienna, VA 22182. For more locations throughout VA, DC, and MD, visit the McCormick website.
Prior to making color changes, please reach out to the ARB, as that constitutes an external change. If you wish to repaint your house and are having trouble matching the colors, the ARB has copies of the McCormick swatches and the color codes that you can use to choose the correct paint.
If you have questions, please email the Architectural Review Board.
Please note: The information below was compiled by volunteers and may not be correct. Please reach out to the ARB if you feel the colors for your home are in error.
If you see a trash violation, please email our service management company through the Contact Us form here. Please provide as much information as possible: either an address or a section of addresses (e.g., 13150-13158).
If you or a visitor has been towed, contact Battlefield Towing at 703-378-0059. Battlefield will also provide services to residents (on Fair Woods property only), including jump-starts, tire changes, and unlocking doors.
FWHOA Email List
Receive emails from the Fair Woods HOA informing you about Board meetings, upcoming events, and other important news. Email FairWoodsNews@gmail.com with your name and address and join the brand-new Fair Woods email list! You'll receive 2-4 emails per month and will be able to unsubscribe at any time. Make sure you're up to date with your HOA!