Color Symbolism: White: Purity and sincere hospitality of Tanjayanons. Brown: 27, 605 hectares of sincere land area of the City. Blue: Public and private educational institutions in Tanjay responsible in molding youth for future development. Red: Vigor, vitality and adventurous Tanjayanons and City's sustained growth in social, economic and political areas. Green: Tanjay as predominantly agricultural area. Yellow: Brave, peace-loving, united and God fearing Tanjayanons.

Shield: From the provincial seal of Negros Oriental where the City is located.

April 1, 2001: Date when Tanjay City was created.

Three Stars: Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.

map: Geographical area of Tanjay City.

Fish: Being a coastal community, fishing is the major source of income of City.

Corn, palay and coconut: Major agricultural crops of City.