The purpose of this Circular is to advise councils about new strategies recently introduced by the NSW Government to reduce the incidence of graffiti, particularly those aimed at assisting councils to reduce graffiti in their areas.
Power to issue penalty notices for offences relating to sale or display of spray paint cans
The Graffiti Control Regulation 2009 has been amended to give councils the power to issue penalty notices to retailers who sell spray paint to persons under 18 years or who fail to securely display spray paint. The amendment was assented to by the Governor and commenced on 30 November 2009. Read more...