Graffiti Abatement Program

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Call 911 to Report Graffiti in Progress | Report Graffiti on Public Property | Report Graffiti on Private Utilities

The City of Chula Vista is responsible for removing graffiti from public infrastructure only. This includes sidewalks, pavement, curb and gutter, and City facilities. Graffiti eradication from commercial and residential properties is the responsibility of the property owner.

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Graffiti Abatement Program

In the on-going battle against graffiti, the City of Chula Vista has two graffiti eradication programs for residents and business owners that have been a victim of tagging or graffiti. These programs allow community groups such as residents, schools, churches, and businesses to get involved in the eradication of graffiti on private property in their neighborhoods. "Buff A Block" and "Art On A Box," are designed to be fun and educational activities, by inspiring civic responsibility, community pride, spirit, camaraderie, and to provide opportunity to accomplish something positive by beautifying the community. For more information on these projects, please call (619) 397-6037 or send an email.

Additional Graffiti Contact Information

Reporting Graffiti IN PROGRESS: Call 911

To report existing graffiti, call the graffiti hotline of the appropriate jurisdiction:

Caltrans
(858) 467-4042
City of National City
(619) 336-4545
City of San Diego
(619) 525-8522
Count of San Diego
(877) 684-8000

To report graffiti on private utilities, call in the address and cross street to the following:

 Cox Cable
Meter Pedestals
(619) 266-5450
 SDG&E Utility Boxes
(866) 421-4688
 SBC/AT&T Pay Phones
Utility Boxes
(866) 243-6122
 Otay Water District
Brown or purple covers or hydrants
(619) 670-2207
 Union-Tribune Newspaper Stands
(619) 293-1798

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