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Home Decorations - Holiday Guidelines
Posted on Oct 8th, 2019

Holiday Decorating & Guidelines

Traditional holiday decorations and decorative lights may be displayed for one month prior to and one month after any commonly recognized holiday for which such lights are traditionally displayed.

Decorations must obey the City of Henderson’s noise nuisance policy.

It shall be unlawful to cause, create or permit any loud, raucous, and disturbing noise (which is defined as any sound which annoys, disturbs, injures or endangers the comfort, health, peace or safety of reasonable persons of ordinary sensibilities).

The below include the following acts in violation of the City of Henderson’s noise nuisance policy:

  • The use of any drum, loudspeaker or other instrument or device for the purpose of attracting attention by creation of noise to any performance or show
  • The playing of any radio, television, stereo, musical instrument, loudspeaker, amplifier, PA system, or any similar devices in such a manner or with such volume, particularly between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. on weekdays, and 10:00 p.m. and 10:00 a.m. on weekends and holidays, as to annoy or disturb the quiet, comfort or repose of any person in any dwelling, hotel or other type of residence.

Tuscany Holiday Home Decorating Contest

Registration will be open from November 29th – December 6th.

The Tuscany Programs & Events Committee will be hosting its annual Holiday Decorating Contest.

Tuscany residents are encouraged to decorate their houses and yards with lights, scenery and other

decorative ornaments in celebration of the holiday spirit.


Any homes wishing to participate in the 3rd Annual Holiday Decorating Contest should sign up at the
Rec Center front desk or online at the following link: Participation is open to all Tuscany residents in-good-standing, and will be judged based on "curb appeal" as viewed from
the street.


Judging criteria will include (a) Originality, unique design and creative use of lights and

decorations; (b) Storyline or theme; (c) Arrangement, display and placement of decorations, animated

objects, etc.; and (d) Overall be creative, be festive, and have fun!!!

Judging for the contest will take place after dark on Thursday, December 12th (approximately 6:00 to 9:00pm) -
all lights and animated displays should be lit at this time.

Winners will be announced no later than Monday, December 16th.


Prizes will be given out for 1st = $75, 2nd = $50, and 3rd = $25 place winners.

Additional Information About General Lawn Decorations

As a reminder, all home improvements require an ARC application and approval from the Board of Directors. This includes gate screening, signage, paint color change, flag pole installation, benches, flower pots, plants, and yard ornaments big or small. All types of yard ornaments must have an approved application. Any improvements done without approval is considered a violation of the CC&Rs and will be documented.