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Residents reminded to report graffiti

25 January 2022

Richmond Council is encouraging residents to continue to report incidents of graffiti in the borough and not to paint over or try to remove graffiti themselves.

The Council is committed to reducing and removing graffiti. Graffiti is a criminal offence; if you are a victim of graffiti or witness an act of graffiti please report it to the police in the first instance.Residents should then contact Richmond Council about removing the graffiti and provide additional details. The Council’s Street Scene Enforcement Team work closely with the police to share information about graffiti offenders.The Council will remove graffiti as long as it is accessible and not higher than three metres within five working days, or within one working day of notification if it is racist or offensive. Graffiti is removed free of charge from private properties and small businesses.Report graffiti

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