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HRM Launches New Graffiti Website

(Thursday, November 2/06) - As part of Halifax Regional Municipality’s recently adopted Graffiti Management Plan, residents are encouraged to take action against graffiti in their neighborhoods and to be aware of the negative social and economic impact of graffiti on their community.

A comprehensive web site ( now offers HRM’s new graffiti reporting procedures, information on efforts to reduce graffiti and tips for graffiti removal and prevention.

Residents are urged to do their part to keep our community clean, welcoming and vibrant by remembering the Three R’s of graffiti removal and prevention:

1. Record it - Note the time, location and date of when graffiti is discovered.      Take a picture or record what it said..

2. Report it -
Graffiti in Progress - Call 911 immediately; graffiti vandalism is a crime and should be reported to police
Graffiti on HRM-owned Property - Call 490-4000 or report online at HRM.
Graffiti on Private Property - Call the Police at 490-5016 to file a Property Damage Report

3. Remove it - Quick removal is the best deterrent against repeat offenders - visit for removal and prevention tips.
For more information, residents are requested to please contact the HRM Corporate Call Centre at 490-4000 or visit


Patricia Pegley
HRM Corporate Communications




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