Clean & Safe Program

The Clean & Safe Program is a service provided by the City Heights Business Association for the property owners and businesses within the City Heights Maintenance Assessment District. The program provides maintenance services along University Avenue from Interstate 805 to 50th street and segments of 37th Street, Central Avenue, 43rd Street, and Fairmount Avenue.

The Clean & Safe Committee meeting takes place on the second Wednesday of the month at 10 am at 4305 University Avenue, Suite 610, and is open to the public.

Graffiti clean-up

Services Provided

Learn more about the work that the Clean & Safe program does in our City Heights community.

Banner program

CHBA sponsors a series of street light banners throughout the business district highlighting our international marketplace and community.

Chba Streetlight Banners

Benches

CHBA purchased, installed and maintains a series of benches throughout the district.

Bike racks

In collaboration with the City of San Diego, CHBA has installed bike racks throughout the district.

CHBA Bike Racks

Bus shelters

CHBA purchased, installed, and maintains 9 bus shelters.

City Heights Business Association purchased Bus Shelter

Cigarette disposal stations

In order to reduce litter, we have partnered with I Love a Clean San Diego to install cigarette disposal stations at key locations throughout the district.

Cigarette butt containers

Clean & Safe ambassadors

CHBA has three full-time Clean & Safe Ambassadors that focus on providing maintenance and security services.

City Heights Clean & Safe Coalition on the streets

Dog waste bag stations

We installed and maintain dog waste bag stations to keep our community clean.

Pet waste bag dispenser

Graffiti removal

In order to keep our district clean, we remove graffiti 5 days a week.

Graffiti clean-up

Homeless pilot program

We are collaborating with several local organizations in funding and implementing a homeless outreach pilot program in Mid-City.

Landscaping

The CHBA has sponsored landscaping projects throughout the business district to help beautify the streets of City Heights.

Mural program

CHBA sponsors murals throughout the district in order to beautify the area and deter graffiti.

Mural in west City Heights

Planters

We purchased, installed and maintain planters throughout the business district.

Sidewalk planter

Power washing

We regularly power wash sidewalks and bus shelters.

Powerwashing our sidewalks

Dusk to Dawn program

We collaborate with SDG&E to install and maintain additional lighting in alleys.

Solar lights program

We have purchased and installed solar lights throughout the district.

Sweeping

The CHBA works to keep the business district clean with daily sweeping. 

Trash collection & removal

Trash receptacles

We purchased and installed over 50 trash receptacles that we maintain regularly.

Installing & maintaining public trash cans

Utility box painting program

The CHBA contributes to the beautification of the business district by collaborating with local artists to turn utility boxes into pieces of art. 

CHBA Painted Utility Boxes