Got graffiti?

It is costly and destructive and sends a message that the community is not concerned about the appearance of its neighborhoods. It generates neighborhood fear, causes instability, signals an increase in crime, lowers property values, hurts business revenue, is economically detrimental to the City, and is a sign of urban decay.

To report graffiti in progress call 911. To report graffiti that needs to be cleaned up call (253) 591-5000 or 311 inside the City.

If you are a victim of graffiti please take the following steps:

– File a police report online or by calling (253) 798-4721

– Take picture of the graffiti (for homeowner’s insurance and/or police report)

– Contact your homeowner’s insurance agent (if you choose to file a claim)

– Remove the graffiti on your property by following instructions in the graffiti removal guide.

– City of Tacoma