LEGACY Exterior Modification

As a Landmark Mews resident, you are obligated by the Architectural Standards to seek approval from the Covenants Committee prior to making any exterior modification to your home or lot. This includes, but is not limited to: fences, decks, patios, landscaping, exterior painting, shutter replacement, door replacement, additional outside doors and window replacement.

Owners should contact the Covenants Committee during the planning stage of any change that affects the external appearance of a lot or home, except as specifically noted in the Architectural Standards. Owners are especially encouraged to have a dialogue with the Covenants Committee prior to signing any agreement or contract to have work accomplished.

The Request to Modify Form can be can be printed from the website.

  • A separate application should be completed for each modification.
  • Submit the application(s) to the Covenants Committee at [email protected].
  • The review process may take up to 30 days.
  • Approval or disapproval letters are sent to the applicant following review by the Covenants Committee.

If you have questions related to the application process, please contact the Covenants Committee at [email protected].


Below are the relevant links for the Architectural Standards and the Request to Modify form.

Please be aware that an exterior improvement project not shown on the approved plans from Fairfax County requires specific permission of Fairfax County and the HOA. Approval of a project by the city does not exempt a homeowner from seeking approval from the Covenants Committee. Likewise, approval of a project from the Covenants Committee does not exempt a homeowner from Fairfax County permit requirements