Graffiti - Report It & Remove It
If you see Graffiti in your neighborhood, REPORT IT and REMOVE IT.
If graffiti appears on your property, please contact the Prince William County non-emergency Police number at 703-792-6500. Per Prince William County Code 16-56, Graffiti Prevention and Removal is the responsibility of the property owner.
If possible please take a photo of the graffiti and then remove or cover over the graffiti as soon as possible. Prompt removal may reduce the likelihood of repeat vandalism.
You can cover or remove graffiti by the following methods:
Paint - re-paint the area
Solvents - follow the manufacturer's instructions to remove
Power-wash - to remove graffiti
If you see graffiti on another's residence or business, report it to Neighborhood Services at 703-792-7018
Remove graffiti with the permission of the property owner
Work safely during graffiti removal
If graffiti appears on public property, utility boxes or road signs, report
it to Neighborhood Services at 703-792-7018. We will work with the applicable agency to assist them with the graffiti removal efforts.
Click here for our Neighborhood Graffiti brochure.