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Environmental Services: Adopt-a-Street

Make a visible impact on the local environment - help keep Arlington County a beautiful and clean place to live, work, and visit.


Adopt-A-Street Sign Up


Before you can sign up you must agree to the following tasks:

  • Sweep the curb, gutter lines, and wheelchair accessibility ramps of the adopted street, on a quarterly basis
  • Remove litter along the adopted street, on a quarterly basis or as needed
  • Schedule a pick-up for sweeping debris to be collected by DES staff
  • Report any of the following hazardous conditions, as needed, along the adopted street:
    • Low hanging wires
    • Downed power lines
    • Street light outages
    • Broken or missing street signs
    • Pot holes or damaged streets and sidewalks
  • Report the following materials collected and time spent:
    • Amount of trash & recycling collected
    • Amount of sweeping debris collected
    • Number of hours spent cleaning your street

Individuals or groups can adopt a street or section of road for a commitment of a year. The adopter pledges to keep their street clean, performing tasks on a quarterly or 90 day basis. For questions or more information please call 703-228-6486.

For more information please call the Customer Service Center at 703-228-6570.
Department of Environmental Services in partnership with Department of Technology Services and GIS Mapping Center
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2100 Clarendon Blvd. Arlington, VA 22201 Tel: 703-228-3000 TTY: 703-228-4611