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Report graffiti

We aim to remove racist or offensive graffiti as soon as we can, however, the removal time may depend on restraints imposed by circumstances, for example, where the graffiti needs specialist equipment or the owner’s permission is required.

If the offensive graffiti is on private property, we will be unable to remove it unless consent is given by the owner. In most cases graffiti removal is free of charge.

Graffiti often appears on land that is not the responsibility of Exeter City Council, if you notice graffiti on property that is owned by for example Network Rail, Environment Agency, Devon County Council, Open Reach etc. you are advised to report this directly to them.

The graffiti service for the removal of non-offensive Graffiti has been suspended throughout 2020/2021. From April 2021 the graffiti service is operational once more, but due to the backlog of graffiti reports across the city during this time, there will be delays in responding to your request, please bear with us during this time.

If the graffiti is on your property and you would like us to remove it, please give us your consent before reporting the graffiti using the button below.

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More info about the journey

  • the exact location of the graffiti
  • whether the graffiti is racist or offensive
  • for racist or offensive graffiti you'll need to provide a photograph
  • what type of structure the graffiti is on

Once we receive your report, we will visit and aim to deal with the graffiti within 40 days or 48 hours if it is racist or offensive.

When this content has been updated

Last updated 25 March 2021