Seattle Public Utilities Mami Hara, General Manager/CEO

Report Graffiti

Use the Graffiti Report Form or call the Graffiti Report Line at (206) 684-7587 to report graffiti for removal on public property, or graffiti that has not been removed from private property.

Call the Seattle Police Department at (206) 625-5011 to file a police report when graffiti appears on your property.

Call 911 to report graffiti in progress. Graffiti vandals must be caught in the act to be prosecuted.

Property with graffiti that has not been removed in a reasonable amount of time may be subject to fines under the Graffiti Nuisance Ordinance.

Want to check on your graffiti report?

You can use the confirmation number to track the status of your graffiti report.

When checking the status of your report, the tracking information may show that the status is Closed. Closed indicates that the report has been accepted by the City of Seattle but its removal may still be pending.

You can expect the reported graffiti to be removed:

  • Within 10 business days for public property.
  • Within 45 to 60 days for private property.