Adopt-A-Street

Adopt-A-Street Challenge to Civic Groups

The City of Grants Pass would like to challenge all of our fine civic groups and families to adopt a section of City street and to hold quarterly events to pick up debris. Show your civic pride, keep your city streets clean, and remember to take pictures of your event so we can post them on our website.

About the Adopt-A-Street Program

This Public Works Program gives citizens the opportunity to take ownership of a street of their choice (as long as it is a City street), organize regular litter pickups and contribute to a cleaner, healthier Grants Pass.

Picking up refuse along our City streets will keep it out of the stormwater system, creeks, and rivers ensuring our waterways are maintained at an optimum level.

  • Adopt-A-Street members participate in cleanup efforts at their adopted sites at least quarterly (four times a year).
  • Cleanups are scheduled by each group/individual at their convenience.
  • In exchange for a two year commitment of organizing litter pickups, a customized sign will be installed at each end of your adopted street to announce the name of your group and to honor your community service.

The City of Grants Pass will supply some safety vests, trash bags, and safety guidelines for the participants.

  1. Setting Up The Team
  2. Starting the Cleanup
  3. Group Leader Information

Become a Member of Our Adopt-A-Street Team

In a few easy steps, you can be part of the team. Read the steps below. Download the Adopt-A-Street brochure (PDF) to print the information.

Setting up the Team

  1. Choose a minimum of two (2) City blocks to keep clean. You can verify that the street is available by clicking on this link: City Street Map.
    • You can search by address
    • Only streets in blue can be adopted
    • Green are sections that have already been adopted
  2. Read, complete, and sign the Agreement of Terms and Conditions (PDF) and return the form to the City of Grants Pass Public Works Department at City Hall, Room 205. You will receive confirmation of your request within 7 days.
  3. Read and sign the Safety Guidelines (PDF). (It can be returned with the Agreement form).
  4. When your request is approved, print the Liability Release (PDF) form, and have each member sign the form, it is not necessary to list children’s names. Return the form to the City of Grants Pass Public Works Department at City Hall, Room 205, fax 541-479-6765, or email the Public Works Department . The Group Leader should have new volunteers sign the form and turn it into the Public Works Department.
  5. Once you have been approved, choose the name you would like to have placed on your sign. You can print or email the Adopt-A-Street Sign (PDF) form.
  1. Teams A-H
  2. Teams I-Z
  3. Teams In Action
  • Beckman Coulter Life Sciences, Vine St & Hawthorne Ave to Vine St & Morgan Lane
  • Bennett Family/Nevotti Family, SE Grant between B St to Bellevue
  • Brase, Scott & Mary, F St between 6th & Fall Run
  • Brighton Academy, NE Mead Street
  • Cadman-Honorary member, Redwood Ave
  • Carsten Family, SE Haviland between SE Linden Ln & Mayfield Dr
  • Caveman Kiwanis, SE Camelot
  • Caveman Kiwanis, SE N Street
  • Clean Solutions, NE Spalding Avenue
  • Coral Sea Scuba, SW 5th St between "M" & Central
  • Deatherage Family, Pepperwood (all)
  • First Christian Church, SW H St between 4th & Pine Street
  • Fruitdale Grange #379, Parkdale between RR Hwy & Parkway
  • Glover, Dave & Lora, SE Gladiola & SE Portola
  • GPHS Band & Color Guard, A St between Baker & 10th St
  • Grants Pass Clinic, Ringuette
  • Grants Pass Professional Firefighters IAFF 3564, East Park St between Clara & Parkdale
  • Grants Pass Public Works, A St from 6th to 4th, 4th St from A to C, C St from 4th to 6th
  • Greater Grants Pass Rotary Club, G St between 4th to 9th St
  • Greenleaf Industries, Midland Ave
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, Hillcrest Dr between Hawthorne Ave & 9th St
  • Hansen Family, E Park between SE S Park & SE Vista
  • Hearts with a Mission, 9th Street between Hillcrest and A Street

Master Brand recently cleaned Mill Street.

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Adopt a Street logo

Contact Us

  1. Public Works

    101 NW A Street, Room 205
    Grants Pass, OR 97526

    Ph: 541-450-6110
    Fx: 541-479-6765

    Hours

    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Adopt-a-street brochure cover

Sample Sign 2' Length x 10" High

Adopt A Stree Street Sign with Public Works as Sponsor