Graffiti includes painting, writing, soiling, marking and defacing property.
Damaging property with graffiti is a criminal offence. You can be fined with a Fixed Penalty Notice of £100.
If you see graffiti on a telephone box, please report damage on payphones to BT.
To report graffiti, use the online form:
Fly-posting is the unauthorised placing of advertising – usually signs, posters or stickers – on property without the permission of the Council or owner.
It’s our responsibility to remove fly posters from public buildings, street furniture and monuments. We can remove fly-posting from your property but there may be a charge.
If you are found to be responsible for an act of flyposting then we can issue you with a Fixed Penalty Notice of £100.
Report Fly-posting by calling 01234 718060.
We are unable to remove graffiti/fly-posting from:
- heights or where specialist training or equipment is needed
- from surfaces where its removal would cause further damage