What is this service?
Adopt-A-Road is a fun, educational, and worthwhile program that will provide your company or organization prominent recognition while saving taxpayer dollars. You can clean up and beautify a stretch of County road with cooperation of the Public Works Department and a minimum of red tape. This is a great way to promote civic responsibility, community pride, and camaraderie within your organization.
Who can use this service?
Individuals, Organizations, and Businesses can all apply to Adopt-A-Road.
Is there a charge for this service?
For information regarding permit application fees contact the Public Works department at 781-5276.
What is the process?
Step 1: Select a Location
Select the location you prefer from the approved road list or suggest your own road.
Step 2: Contact Public Works
Talk with the Public Works Department coordinator about the location you have selected.
Step 3: Apply for a Permit
If your area is available and safe for adoption, apply for a permit. Allow one month for sign placement.
Step 5: Keep Your Road Clean
Perform the work satisfactorily and safely. Be sure to notify the maintenance Supervisor before each work event.
When and where is this service offered?
This service is available throughout the year during regular business hours except during scheduled holidays.
Location, directions and hours of operation
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Public Works Main Office
976 Osos Street Room 206 San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
Tel: (805) 781-5252
Fax: (805) 781-1229
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the requirements?
Pick up litter for two years on a minimum of a two-mile stretch of roadside once every 3 months minimum or as conditions warrant.