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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

Graffiti Program

The Graffiti Program works with community members to keep Portland beautiful by removing unauthorized graffiti. We also partner with local groups to support and protect public art murals.

We offer free or reduced-cost graffiti removal assistance to residents, small businesses, and nonprofit organizations.The program has four main responsibilities:

  1. We support outside contractors to routinely and responsively remove unauthorized graffiti across Portland.
  2. We offer free or reduced-cost graffiti removal assistance to residents, small businesses, and nonprofit organizations.
  3. We support community volunteer cleanups by providing free supplies as well as provide training on how to remove unauthorized graffiti.
  4. We are proud to partner with local organizations, such as Portland Street Art Alliance and Regional Arts and Culture Council, to provide protective coating on public art murals to prevent them from being harmed by unauthorized graffiti.