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.
You can report instances of graffiti and fly-posting online by completing the following e-form:
You can also report the problem by phone on 01302 736000.
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 within five working days. 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.
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.
Find out more information and report incidents of anti-social behaviour.