Advertising and graffiti


Graffiti is the illegal drawing of images, words or slogans in public places.

We may be able to issue a fine or even prosecute those responsible.

Surfaces we remove graffiti from include:

  • benches
  • car parks
  • dog bins
  • litter bins
  • street name plates

Surfaces we do not remove graffiti from include:

Illegal graffiti on private property should be reported to the owner as it is their responsibility to clear-up. If you are not able to contact them, let us know and we may be able to serve notice on the owners/occupiers of land to remove it.

Graffiti on media and telephone boxes should be reported to the owner or utility company.

Report graffiti

You will need to tell us:

  • a description of the graffiti
  • the location of the graffiti
  • any images or documents*

*These are not required but will help us identify the graffiti.