Graffiti Removal Services
The Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) offers graffiti removal services to help keep public spaces clean and free from vandalism. Graffiti removal services are an important part of maintaining clean and safe public spaces within the City of Baltimore. If not removed, graffiti can cause blight; increase criminal activity in the surrounding neighborhoods; reduce property values; and give the impression that the City is not committed to providing clean and safe environments for residents and visitors. DPW removes graffiti from the following buildings:
- City-owned properties
- Citywide private residential properties
DPW does not provide graffiti removal services on commercial properties or on private owned businesses. The process of graffiti removal typically involves the use of specialized equipment/dustless blaster or area covered by graffiti will be painted. The process will depend on the surface that has been vandalized, as well as the type of paint or material that was used to create the graffiti. Residents should contact 311 to request graffiti removal from residential properties.
How to Request Graffiti Removal Services
To request graffiti removal services from private residential properties, residents must take the following steps:
1) Call 311 to request graffiti removal services. A service request number will be provided when calling 311 to request graffiti removal services.
2) ) Fill out and return Graffiti Removal Release and Waiver of Liability Form. A service request number must be obtained and written on this form.
3) The Graffiti Removal Release and Waive of Liability Form can be printed and submitted via email or submitted online. For online submission, please see Graffiti Removal Release and Waiver of Liability Form information listed below.
Graffiti Removal Release and
Waiver of Liability Form
The City of Baltimore is dedicated to improving the quality of life for all. To help achieve this goal, the Department of Public Works (DPW) seeks your permission to remove graffiti from your property. By quickly responding to incidents of vandalism and taking steps to prevent future graffiti, we encourage you to help ensure our communities remain attractive and a welcoming place to live, work and visit.