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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

1120 SW 5th Ave, Suite 114, Portland, OR 97204


The City of Portland's Graffiti Program enforces the Graffiti Abatement Nuisance Code for locations with high volumes of accumulated graffiti that the property owner has neglected to remove. 

Property Owner Resources

Information about abatement notices, commercial contractors who can assist you, and other removal tips.

Graffiti Materials and Sales

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.