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 4: Review Safety Requirements

Review and follow safety requirements found in the Adopt-A-Road Application.

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

Monday - Friday 8-5

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.