Graffiti Removal

The proactive approach of immediate removal will help minimize incidents of graffiti. If you witness acts of vandalism or defacement of public or private property, please call the Orange County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD) Non-Emergency Dispatch Number at (949) 770-6011.

If you see graffiti on public property or on private property, including a business, please call the Orange County Sheriff's Department Non-Emergency Dispatch Number at (949) 770-6011 (phone option 1-9-1) or email Please include a photo of the graffiti. This will provide Police Services the opportunity to conduct an investigation prior to graffiti removal. 

For private property owners who discover that their property has been vandalized and believes the vandalism should be reported to law enforcement, please do so immediately. Once the OCSD reporting process has been completed, the graffiti should be completely removed. The Municipal Code requires that property owner remove graffiti from their property within three days. (LNMC Sec. 11-8-56 (b)).