Neighborhood Beautification Resources
If you do not have all the resources needed to comply with the City ordinances related to Neighborhood Beautification, the following City-sponsored programs are available to help you:
Garbage Container Collection Service for Disabled Persons:
If you have difficulty moving your solid waste containers to the curb for pick-up and back out of public view due to a disability, the City offers backyard garbage, recycling and yard waste collection service at NO EXTRA COST. To obtain an application, please call (408) 586-3353 or (408) 586-3352.
Volunteers called “The Terminators” are available to cover graffiti on private property FREE of charge as long as it is accessible and no more than 6 feet off the ground. Volunteers use neutral colors that may not match existing paint, however, if you already have matching paint, you may supply it for the use of the volunteers on your property. To request volunteer services and obtain a waiver, please call (408) 586-3078. The City also welcomes new volunteers.
Tired of Graffiti in Your Neighborhood? The City of Milpitas needs your HELP! Become a Volunteer Graffiti Terminator today! All paint and equipment will be supplied. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old. Please call Milpitas Volunteer Services at (408) 586-2787 or Graffiti Hotline (408) 586-3079
The City uses Federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to provide loans at 0% or 3% interest rates and up to 90% equity to qualified low and very-low income homeowners. This program is for extensive home repairs with the goal of beautifying the City’s neighborhoods through the conservation of existing housing stock. Please call (408) 586-3071 for information.
The Lend-A-Tool Shed will be open Monday through Friday 8:00 to 5:00pm, by appointment only. To schedule an appointment or for additional program information call (408) 586-3074.
A wide variety of hand and gardening tools are available for your temporary use:
|Wheel barrows||Lawn mowers||Lawn roller|
… and much more! Tools are accessible to Milpitas residents, businesses, property owners and community groups to borrow FREE of charge!
Located at: 1263 Yosemite Drive
(Fire Station #2 – corner of Park Victoria & Yosemite Drive)
Come by and visit us!
Vehicle Abatement Program:
The City is currently receiving temporary funding from the Abandoned Vehicle Abatement Service Authority (AVASA) for removal of abandoned, dismantled, and/or inoperative vehicles from private property FREE of charge. Please call (408) 586-3078 for more information.