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Recording, reporting and removing graffiti

Bylaws related to graffiti | Graffiti abatement program | Graffiti FAQs

Help keep our communities safe and clean. Your actions can help reduce the spread of graffiti in Calgary.

Step 1 - Recording graffiti

When you see graffiti in your community, record the following information so it can be reported:

  • If the graffiti is located on public or private property.
  • The exact address of the nearest intersection.
  • What the graffiti says or resembles (includes phrases, paint colour, etc...).
  • Where on the property or parcel of land is the graffiti located (refer to identifiable landmarks if possible).

Step 2 - Reporting graffiti

If you see graffiti in progress, call 9-1-1.

Report existing graffiti

To report existing graffiti, please submit a report online.

Step 3 - Removing graffiti

If the graffiti is on your property:

If the graffiti is not on your property, please do not remove it yourself. Please record and report graffiti you see on a neighbour's house, fence, schools, parks, bus shelters, etc.​​​​​​​​​​​​​