The Village Graffiti Reduction Program funds the removal graffiti from businesses in the Lane Cove LGA. This program aims to maintain the ambience of the main village precincts in by ensuring graffiti is removed promptly reducing adverse economic impact on Lane Cove businesses. Graffiti is removed at no cost to the business however the graffiti must be able to be accessed from a public place (accessible from the street etc.).
Report graffiti and request removal from your business premises now. The Village Graffiti Reduction Program is a sustainability levy funded initiative.
Prompt reporting of graffiti vandalism leads to prompt graffiti removal, which in turn can reduce the likelihood of more graffiti vandalism.
If the graffiti is on Council property, please call the Council graffiti hotline on 9911 3606.
For removal of Graffiti in other public areas please contact the relevant agency:-
- Adshel Bus Shelter - 1800 501 402.
- Australia Post, Property Management -131 318
- Sydney Water, Property Management - 9350 5111
- Energy Australia - 1300 306 541 or 9269 4747
- State Transit Authority, Ryde Depot - 9941 6814
- Telstra - 4645 4966
- CityRail - 8202 2000
If the graffiti is on private property, products and advice are available at hardware stores to remove graffiti. The quicker that the graffiti is removed, the easier it is to remove. The NSW Government website has suggestions for removing graffiti from your property – with recommendations for removal from painted surfaces, bare or raw surfaces and from glass and synthetics. In addition to prevent Graffiti you may wish to consider using appropriate plants which cover areas to minimise the opportunity for Graffiti.
A copy of Council's Graffiti Register for 2010/11 as required under Section 13 of the NSW Graffiti Control Act 2008 can be viewed here.
Council does not recommend any individual business, the following graffiti removal companies can be contacted:
- Grafitti Clean - 1300 311 322
- Jetmaster Cleaning - 0411 120150
- Hydra-Wash - 9773 4333
- Graffiti Removal Co - 9519 9374
- The Graffiti Eaters - 1300 305 307
- Graffiti Off - 0404 033 903
Should you witness an offence being committed, please call Chatswood Police on 9411 0999 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.