Graffiti is illegal in Canada. This includes the etching, painting or marking public or private property.

Report graffiti

On this page:

  1. Report graffiti
  2. Anti-graffiti alliance

Report graffiti

If you see graffiti in Kitchener, you can:

  • call 1-855-824-3733
  • call 519-570-9777 if the graffiti is hate crime or gang related
  • call 519-741-2345
  • use our online form

After we get a report, we’ll try to contact the property owner to arrange for the graffiti to be removed.

Anti-graffiti alliance

We’re part of a regional anti-graffiti alliance, whose goals are:

  • reducing graffiti in the Region of Waterloo
  • raising awareness about preventative actions
  • highlighting the costs and consequences of vandalism