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 Virginia State Code 16-56, Graffiti Prevention and Removal is the responsibility of the property owner.
If possibile 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:
Solvents - please check the manufacturer's instructions for proper use and wear eye protection
Power-washing the vandalized area
If you see graffiti on another's residence or business, report it to Neighborhood Services
NEVER remove graffiti without the clear and express permission of the property owner
NEVER risk your health and/or safety in order to remove graffiti
Click here for our Neighborhood Graffiti brochure.