The City will remove graffiti from city-owned property or facilities, usually within five business days.
The City will not remove graffiti from non-city owned property or facilities. The City will make a reasonable effort to notify other public or private entities about graffiti.
For reporting graffiti on Puget Sound Energy facilities, concerned community members can call 888-225-9498.
For reporting graffiti on Centurylink facilities, concerned community members can call 800-573-1311.
Paint on city roadways that is deemed obscene or a public safety hazard will normally be removed within one business day and only during daylight hours.
Community members can alert the City of graffiti that requires assessment and/or removal through SeeClickFix or by calling Public Works Operations & Maintenance (O&M) during normal working hours at 206-842-1212.
If you have a public works emergency after hours, that threatens public health, safety, or the environment such as a sewer spill, loss of water pressure, flooding, downed stop sign, or downed tree in the City’s Right-of-Way, call 911. CenCom at 911 will contact our emergency personnel for response.