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The City of Portland, Oregon

Community & Civic Life

Promote the common good

Main: 503-823-4519

City/County Info: 503-823-4000

TDD: 503-823-6868

1221 SW 4th Ave, Suite 110, Portland, OR 97204

Learn how the City of Portland handles graffiti issues

Learn more about the city's resources regarding graffiti

Prevent Graffiti Through Environmental Design Changes

Find out information regarding Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)

Report Graffiti

Online form to report graffiti to the City of Portland

Retailer Requirements Regarding Sale of Spray Paint

Portland City Code 14B.85 was written and passed with the intent to control access to spray paint and other graffiti materials, and to create a record of such sales to help law enforcement AND to slow the incidents of graffiti vandalism

Understanding and Reporting Graffiti

Find out more information regarding types of graffiti tags, what they mean, and what you can do about it.

View Graffiti Nuisance Code

View the City's code requirements relating to graffiti nuisance property


Find out about opportunites to volunteer.