Graffiti Abatement Program

Wipe Out Graffiti

The City of Grover Beach has a FREE Graffiti Abatement Program that offers graffiti removal from walls or surfaces publicly visible on both public and private property.

Did you know?

Grover Beach Municipal Code Section 3998.05 states that property owners are responsible for the removal of graffiti within the City within 72 hours of it’s appearance. (Ord. 09-02)

Join the Abatement Program

If you would like the City to abate graffiti from your property, please complete the Graffiti Abatement Indemnity Agreement form  and submit to  or in person at City Hall.

Reporting & Removal of Graffiti

Graffiti can be reported 24 hours a day by calling the Police  Department’s non-emergency telephone line at (805) 473-4511 or by emailing a request to the Public Works Department at

Once graffiti is reported to Public Works Department, every attempt will be made to abate the graffiti within 48 hours of reporting.  The Public Works Department employees will remove graffiti by sandblasting and/or painting the surface in a color matched as closely as possible to the original surface color.  

Helpful Tips

Rapid and continuous removal within 24 to 48 hours is proven to be the most effective way to deter against graffiti vandalism.  Taking preventive measures can deter graffiti vandalism even further.

For Example:

· Security cameras

· Motion activated lights

· Obstructive landscape (also thorny bushes or vines)

· Anti-graffiti window film

· Anti-graffiti paint coatings

· Fences and barriers to control access onto the property

 For more information regarding this program, please contact the Public Works Department at (805) 473-4530.