ORCUTT, Calif.- -

Some  Orcutt residents say it's long overdue,  but now a graffiti abatement program will help keep their town clean.

The group Leadership Santa Maria Valley, kicked off the Graffiti Abatement Program (GAP) on Saturday .

Residents can call  the Graffiti Abatement Hotline at (805) 723-0176 or via email at graffiti@orcuttgap.com and a team will clean up graffiti for free, they can also log on to OrcuttGap.com

The city of Santa Maria has had a graffiti removal program in place but Orcutt  didn’t have one until now.

The program is funded by Santa  Barbara  County supervisors.