Somerset County Council

Report flyposting or graffiti on the road


You can report flyposting or graffiti here.

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When contacting us, please provide:

  • Your name and phone number, in case we need to contact you 
  • What the problem is
  • Where the problem is 

Depending on the nature and location of the signs and graffiti, we will either remove or if we know who it is, ask the person responsible to remove them.

It is an offence for a person to paint, inscribe or fix any picture, letter, sign or other mark on the surface of a highway or on any tree, structure or works on the highway, and it is our responsibility to remove any of the above.   

Unless the graffiti is deemed to be offensive or obscene it will be removed in line with routine refurbishment or as and when resources will allow.

For flyposting or signs that are not on the highway, please contact your local district council.


Contact: Roads and Transport Team
Phone: 0300 123 2224
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm, Saturday and Sunday closed.

If there is an urgent problem outside these hours and it is a risk to public safety please phone the police on 101.

If you need to visit a highway area office you can find the address of your local office here.

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