Click to Home
Go To Search
Tug of War in a Park
San Jose Home
Anti-Graffiti & Anti-Litter Program
Untitled Document Untitled Document


Eradication is primarily accomplished by Graffiti Protective Coatings, Inc. (GPC), a private contractor hired by the City.

  • The City relies on the public to report graffiti.
  • You can report graffiti for abatement by downloading the My San Jose APP to generate a work order or 
  • Call the hotline number at 1-866-249-0543 or send an e-mail to for graffiti clean up.

Anti Graffiti Volunteer Opportunities
The Anti Graffiti Program recruits new volunteers to assist with graffiti abatement. We provide possible clean up locations or you can adopt your own neighborhood. The Anti Graffiti Kit contains safety gear,chemical gloves, safety glasses, and 8 oz bottle of solvent, sponge,and rags. If you need to learn more information regarding the Program please call the Anti Graffiti Program Office at (408) 975-7233.

Graffiti Eradication
The City of San Jose is under contract with Graffiti Protective Services(GPC) a private company hired to do graffiti abatement. One can report graffiti by downloading and utilizing the San Jose Clean APP, by e-mail to or by calling the 24 hour hotline # 1-866-249-0543.

Anti Graffiti and Litter Program Presentations
Anti Graffiti and Litter Program staff provides awareness presentation’s that includes discussion on litter and graffiti, services and resources offer by the Anti Graffiti and Litter Program, and awareness on the negative effects to the community. Presentation also includes information on possible consequences of doing graffiti, an overview oft he graffiti restitution program and a description of the law enforcement and Anti Graffiti and Litter Program efforts to suppress the issues.

Offices are located at
1661 Senter Road,
Building G.
San Jose Ca 95112

Volunteers must call for an appointment to pick up supplies. Supplies can be picked up Monday- Thursday: 8am- 3pm. Friday: 8am- Noon. Main office phone number: (408) 975-7233


Current volunteers, log-in here to report hours

Partner Agencies to Report Graffiti

  • CalTrans property
  • Code Enforcement: (issues such as abandoned properties):
    (408) 535-7770
  • Illegal dumping, please call:
    (408) 535-3500
  • Union Pacific: (888) 877-7267
  • VTA: (408) 321-5800

New On-Line Reporting for Graffiti Abatement.

Online Graffiti Reporting System

My San José Mobile Phone App

android mobile app download

iphone mobile app download