• Santa Fe County Ordinance No. 2007-12 declares graffiti a nuisance if visible within County jurisdiction on Public Right of Way or County-owned land.
  • Upon the owner’s request or permission the County will remove graffiti on private property. The County also removes graffiti on private property when a Public Report is made.
  • Santa Fe County created the Graffiti Abatement Program to carry out Ordinance No. 2007-12. The program focuses on Reporting, Removaland Education. Assistance is offered to property owners to remove graffiti.
  • The Teen Court Program works in conjunction with County abatement efforts to clean-up graffiti and to create public art murals in the process.
  • It is the responsibility of the owners to clean up graffiti on their property.  In cases of noncompliance, property owners face fines of up to $300 and/or 364 days in jail.


Before After


Your assistance is greatly appreciated. We are all in this together! 

To report vandalism in progress, graffiti, or to request its removal:

Call the Graffiti Hotline — 505-995-2721 

To report information about vandalism call Crime Stoppers:


Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $500 for information leading to the arrest of persons vandalizing property with graffiti.

Report Grafitti

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