Graffiti & Postering
Graffiti vandalism and postering can clutter our public spaces. To help to keep our city clean, residents and businesses should use the city’s public kiosks and message centres for posters. Graffiti vandalism must be removed.
To report an issue, contact 311.
The City actively patrols and enforces postering on public property.
- Only place posters on permitted city kiosks and message boards.
- Community posters regarding community issues such as a lost pet, yard sale or cultural and/or religious events can be placed on utility poles.
What if Someone Tags my Property With Graffiti?
Approved Graffiti Art in the City
- Not all graffiti is vandalism.
- Graffiti art is a legal and acceptable form of street art that is different from tagging.
- Find out where graffiti art lives in the city.
- If your graffiti art has been mistaken for vandalism and you have been issued a Notice of Violation for graffiti on your property, you can apply for a Graffiti Art/Mural exemption.
There are four Municipal Licensing & Standards district offices that can accept your application in person or by mail.
To determine which office serves your area, contact 311.