Graffiti, fly-posting and stickering are are illegal, anti-social activities that create a negative impression of an area and contribute to people's fear of crime. You can make an online request that unsightly graffiti, flyposting or stickers are removed from council property, street furniture or private property.

Report it

If the graffiti is offensive, please ring 01302 736000 during office hours (Monday to Friday 8:30am - 5pm) or outside of these hours 01302 737199.

You can report instances of graffiti and fly-posting online by completing the following e-form: 

We will need to know: 

  • where it is
  • the substance used - spray paint, felt tip, scratched etc
  • approximate size of area covered
  • surface covered brick, wood plastic etc
  • if possible, details of those involved
  • your contact details in case we need more information


What happens next? 

Once the report has been received the Street Scene team will attend and remove the graffiti or fly-posting as soon as possible. If the graffiti or fly-posting is of an offensive nature, we aim to respond within 24 hours

The removal of graffiti from a private building will depend on access being granted by the owner.

Anyone caught spraying/painting graffiti will receive an £80 fixed penalty notice. Follow the link for instructions on how to pay a fixed penalty notice


Telephone boxes 

Incidents of damage or graffiti, stickering or flyposting inside the phone BT phone boxes can be reported directly to BT online or by calling them on 0800 661 610.


Bus stop vandalism 

Incidents of graffiti or fly-posting on bus stops should be reported directly to Travel South Yorkshire. 


Anti-social behaviour 

Find out more information and report incidents of anti-social behaviour. 

Last updated: 03 June 2024 08:51:37

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