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 MILPITAS SANITATION (408) 988-4500 or MILPITASSANITATION.COM

Graffiti Terminators:

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) 586-3209 or Graffiti Hotline (408) 586-3079.

Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program:

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) 586-3275 for information.

Lend-a-Tool Program:

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) 586-3277.

A wide variety of hand and gardening tools are available for your temporary use:

Wheel barrows Lawn mowers Lawn roller
Hammers Ladders Shovels
Shears Pruners Cat trap

… 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.