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Graffiti is a crime. It is writing or drawings made on walls or other surfaces without permission and within public view - graffiti is the act of defacing premises or property without permission.
It does not include approved public art.
The best way to manage graffiti is to Prevent it, Remove it and Report it.
If you see graffiti happening, report it to Police.
Graffiti can cause people to feel unsafe.
It creates the impression that nobody cares about the area, and if left unattended it often attracts more graffiti and may even encourage other more serious crimes.
If the graffiti is racist or contains discriminatory themes it can personally offend individuals or community groups.
Council has committed additional resources to managing graffiti removal, we:
Alternatively, Council can undertake graffiti removal work for a fee.
You can request a Council quote:
For more information:
You can Prevent it, Remove it or Report it.
Simple things you can do to deter graffiti include:
It is the responsibility of property owners or occupants to remove graffiti on private property. Council strongly recommends that you remove graffiti as soon as it appears, or as soon as you can, as it is the best way to discourage repeat attacks and the graffiti will be easier to remove.
Also, your quick response sends a positive message to the community.
Graffiti is a crime. If you see graffiti actually happening report it to Police.
If you see suspicious activity:
You can report graffiti to:
Last updated on 27 April 2021
Nowra City Administration Centre36 Bridge Rd, Nowra NSW 2541
Ulladulla Branch Office14 Deering St, Ulladulla NSW 2539
Shoalhaven City Council would like to acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land in which we gather upon today. We acknowledge their continuing connections to the land, culture and community. We pay respect to Elders past, present and future.