Beautify Milpitas

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:


Lend-A-Tool Program:

The City is bringing back the Lend-A-Tool Program! Milpitas residents, businesses, property owners, and community groups are able to borrow select tools from the available inventory FOR FREE.

A wide variety of hand and gardening tools are available for temporary use. The full list of the inventory can be found here: Lend-A-Tool Shed Inventory

Follow these 2 simple steps to select and borrow tools:

1) Complete and submit the Request Form: Tools Request Form  (The included Liability Waiver must be digitally signed and submitted with the Request Form)
2) Call (408) 586-2600 to schedule a pick up time

Location: 1265 North Milpitas Boulevard, Milpitas, CA 95035
Questions/Concerns? Call (408) 586-2600


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.


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


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.