Graffiti Removal

The Urban Corps Graffiti Erasers department operates 6-days a week from a 24-hour reporting hotline and self-generating visuals. We partner with the City of San Diego, the San Diego Unified Port District, and the City of Carlsbad to remove graffiti. Using state-of-the art equipment and graffiti removal techniques, Corpsmembers annually remove graffiti from over 4-million square feet of public and private property to improve San Diego County. Urban Corps is familiar with and practices Environmental Protection Agency’s standards for illegal water run-off and harmful chemicals and has been recognized by the City of San Diego for best management practices in water quality control while conducting graffiti abatement.

  • To report graffiti, use the form below or call: (800) 829-6884
  • Para reportar graffiti, llene el formulario o llame al: (800) 829-6884
  • To discuss hiring Urban Corps for graffiti removal services, please call program manager D’Wane Brown at: (619) 235-6884

"I am contacting you to give special thanks to your Graffiti Abatement Dept. Especially (Supervisors) Cesar and Lilya. I have 35 plus years in Customer Service, the level of Professionalism, Respect, and Communication that these people bring to the hard work they preform is excellent! The residents of Lincoln Park see their efforts daily, and how it makes our part of the City of San Diego brighter for all to enjoy."

— Christian Cerises, Chollas Creek Villas HOA President

"Just wanted to write a big Thank You! and a Great Job! to Urban Corps.  UC recently came around the alleys of my neighborhood and have removed tons of graffiti.  It makes a really big difference and I want to thank the crew very much." 

— Mark, University Heights

“I’d like to leave a compliment for the graffiti crew working in my neighborhood. I call in a lot (through the graffiti hotline) and you guys are always on it! Give those guys a pat on the back for me. Thanks!”

— Paul Barraza, Paradise Hills

“I would like to take the time to let you know, what a wonderful job (the crew) did for us removing graffiti. They went above and beyond and definitely made Urban Corps shine. I very much appreciate the job that they performed.”

Bridgette Brashear, City of San Diego Public Works/ Facilities

“Thank you for removing graffiti in my neighborhood a couple of months ago. It was gone within days of my notification of the graffiti to Urban Corps. Keep up the good work. You are awesome!”

Lori Mendez

“Thank you for Urban Corps’ terrific work …and the quick turnaround and quality of the work.”

Cynthia R. Harris
Council Representative & Policy Advisor for Councilmember Marti Emerald