The County spends thousands of dollars on graffiti abatement every year and that does not include costs paid by victimized private property owners nationwide of dollars are spent annually on graffiti removal.

The presence of graffiti in a neighborhood increases residents fears about their safety, reduces property values, signals to criminals that residents do not care about their neighborhood and invites more serious crime. The Sheriff’s Office provides a free service for residents of Sonoma County to abate graffiti.

If you have graffiti on your property or you would like to report graffiti, please contact the Graffiti Removal Unit at 707-565-7397.