The Spokane Police Department works with the City of Spokane's Neighborhood Services Department to prevent and remove graffiti.
Property owners can take steps to prevent graffiti tagging on their property. Here are a few tips to keep you property graffiti-free.
If you are witnessing a crime in progress, call 911. If you need to report a location that has graffiti, please visit our reporting tool or call 311, or for outside city limits, 509.755.CITY (2489). If you have a digital photograph of the graffiti, this can be submitted electronically via the reporting tool.
There are several methods of removing graffiti, the most common being simply to paint over it.
Per the City of Spokane Municipal code, 10.10.090, property owners are required to remove the graffiti within ten (10) days of notification from the City of Spokane.
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For nuisance reports, including code violations (i.e. illegal camping, substantial litter in yards or alleys, graffiti, land use violations), parking complaints, and road condition issues contact: