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Request Graffiti Removal Assistance

A wall filled with tagging and graffiti
The Graffiti Program offers no-cost or reduced-cost graffiti removal assistance to residents, small businesses, and nonprofit organizations who meet eligibility criteria.

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Our removal assistance includes painting and/or power washing surfaces. We cannot provide help with acid-etched glass or graffiti on vehicles.

Who Qualifies?

  • Anyone impacted by hate graffiti and most gang graffiti.
  • Small businesses with 1-10 employees (cannot be a corporate franchise).
  • Any single-family home, condo or apartment buildings with 1-10 units.
  • Nonprofit organizations; excluding nonprofit organizations with more than 100 employees.

How to Request Our Services

If you qualify, please complete this agreement:

Once completed, please return it to graffiti@portlandoregon.gov or mail it to our office.

Our normal response time is within 3-5 days after we receive your form however the City of Portland is currently experiencing a high volume of requests for graffiti removal and as a result of this high demand, our response time may be delayed. Thank you for your patience.

If you do not qualify for City assistance

Below are the names of contractors you can hire to remove graffiti on your property. Please note, this is not an exhaustive list.

  • Portland United Graffiti Removal: 503-764-8355
  • Portland Graffiti Removal: 971-678-5249
  • Graffiti Removal Services: 916-233-7739