Canine Cottage Court

The May 11, 2021 On Deck with Mercury will feature a 3-D scaled version of a cottage court housing development set up on the Town Green. These aren’t just exhibit houses, they will double as dog houses!

The exhibit will be set up on the Town Green from May 8 - 23.

The Town is looking for businesses interested in sponsoring a dog house for the exhibit. The base dog house (shown above) will be provided by the Town at no cost. Businesses are encouraged to customize the doghouse (i.e. paint, architectural details, etc.).

Each dog house will have a sign indicating the business that sponsored it. Pictures of the doghouses and the name of the sponsoring business will be posted on the CODE CREATE VIENNA website. After the event, the dog houses will be auctioned off for a fundraiser to be determined by Town Council.

Deadline to sign up to sponsor a doghouse is April 30.

Email codecreate@viennava.gov to sign up or for more information.

Cottage housing, a grouping of small, single-unit houses clustered around a common open area, is being considered as part of the zoning code update. The density, or number of buildings per acre, is greater than typical single-family housing so the buildings are smaller in scale than a typical single-family house.