Volunteer to Clean Up Graffiti

Want to help clean up graffiti in your neighborhood? Seattle Public Utilities would love to support your efforts!

Please Note:

  • SPU CANNOT support volunteers to clean up graffiti on public property. If you see graffiti in public places, please report it on the Find It, Fix It app.
  • SPU CAN support volunteers with materials to clean up graffiti on private property, WITH PERMISSION from property owners.

Let's get started!

  1. Please fill out and submit our graffiti clean up form online. 
  2. You'll need permission from the property owner in order to paint out graffiti. Please have them fill out the Graffiti Cleanup Permission and Release Form, and send directly to us adoptastreet@seattle.gov.
  3. Coordinate with AAS staff to receive supplies. Email adoptastreet@seattle.gov or call (206) 684-7587.
  4. Safely complete your graffiti clean up. Make sure everyone who works with you, including yourself, fills out this Graffiti Paint-out Volunteer Liability Waiver.
  5. Report your work! Let us know how long you worked, the area you painted out, and how many people helped you. Email adoptastreet@seattle.gov with the following info: number of hours, people, square footage, before and after pic, pic of you (if you want!)

Here's what we can provide:

  • Paint (brown or gray)
  • Rollers
  • Brushes
  • Scrapers
  • Gloves
  • Trash grabber
  • Garbage bags

Public Utilities

Andrew Lee, General Manager and CEO
Address: 700 5th Avenue, Suite 4900, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: PO Box 34018, Seattle, WA, 98124-5177
Phone: (206) 684-3000

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