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Beautiful town Yokohama without graffiti

"The regulations about prevention of Yokohama-shi graffiti act" were enforced on April 1, 2015. These regulations clarify duty of city and duty of citizen, company about prevention of graffiti act and plan prevention of graffiti act and are intended that we contribute to maintenance, security of comfortable, good living environment and realization of safe, reliable community. When there is graffiti in town, it is recognized when we wait, and the whole is not managed, and we wait, and the whole is stormy, and it is said that crimes occur frequently. We get rid of graffiti from Yokohama and will have reliable town Yokohama by security.

Last update date January 29, 2019


The regulations whole sentence (PDF: 86KB) about prevention of Yokohama-shi graffiti act

Duty (Article 4) of city

  1. We take measure to prevent graffiti to achieve purpose of the regulations.
  2. We try to deepen understanding, interest about prevention of graffiti act of citizens and company.
  3. Citizens try that company, volunteer group are independent and support activity to perform.
  4. In the public facilities where city makes setting or management, we take necessary measures about prevention of graffiti act.

Duties (Article 5) such as citizens

We shall try to cooperate with measure about prevention of graffiti act that city carries out.

Duty (Article 6) of company

We try to cooperate with measure that city carries out and, in the facilities which oneself manages, shall act to take necessary measure.

Advice, order (Article 7)

  1. The mayor can recommend that you should take necessary measures including graffiti removal for person who performed graffiti act.
  2. When person who received advice does not take measures to affect advice, the mayor can give an order for taking necessary measures including removal of graffiti.
  3. When person who received order of foregoing paragraph as city performed graffiti act in setting or public facilities to manage does not take necessary measures, the mayor takes measures necessary by oneself, and the measures can collect expense that they needed from person who received order.
  4. When person who performed graffiti act later was identified when the mayor cannot identify person that city performed graffiti act in setting or public facilities to manage and takes measures necessary by oneself, we collect expense that we needed at measures from the person.

Fine (Article 9)

Person who violated order of Article 7 Paragraph 2 deals with fine 50, 000 yen or less.

Enlightenment leaflet

Enlightenment public information leaflet of the following publication settled approaches of prevention of graffiti clearly.

We would appreciate your making use for promotion of prevention of graffiti activity.

Enlightenment leaflet:

Beautiful town Yokohama (PDF: 2,808KB) without graffiti

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