Graffiti

The Graffiti Section is responsible for graffiti removal in City right-of-way areas per City Ordinance Chapter 91 and Chapter 150. However, graffiti does not strictly occur in City right-of-ways. Graffiti removal by this section happens on Friday of each week in the order in which the graffiti was reported.

How to Report Graffiti:


  1. If you see graffiti, please identify where it is.Some areas are not within City right-of-way and, therefore, is the responsibility of the entity that owns the property.
    1. Private Property

      : is the responsibility of the owner. Please call Code Enforcement at: (505) 891-5926 or submit a service request using our Report Rio Rancho application.
    2.  

      School Grounds

      : is the responsibility of the Rio Rancho Public Schools. Please call: (505) 896-0667 or submit a service request by going to: Facilities page.
    3.  

      Electric Boxes or Poles

      : is the responsibility of PNM Electric Company. Please call: (505) 246-5700 or submit a service request by going to: Contact Us page.
    4. Telephone Poles

      : is the responsibility of CenturyLink or Cable One. Please call: 1-877-837-5738 for CenturyLink or submit a service request by going to: CenturyLink page and (505) 892-5114 for Cable One or submit a service request by going to: Support page.
    5. Gas Meters or Utility Boxes

      : is the responsibility of the New Mexico Gas Company. Please call: 1-888-664-2726 or submit a service request by going to: New Mexico Gas Company Contact page.
    6. Arroyo or Flood Control Areas

      : is the responsibility of the Southern Sandoval County Flood Control Authority (SSCFCA). Please call: (505) 892-7246 or submit a service request by going to: Southern Sandoval County Flood Control Authority Contact page.
    7.  

      Along NM 528 or Paseo del Volcan

      : is the responsibility of the New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT). Please call: (505) 798-6600 or submit a service request by going to: New Mexico Department of Transportation page.
    8. All other City right-of-way areas

      : is the responsibility of the Streets and Right-of-Way Division. Please call: (505) 891-7224 or submit a service request using our Report Rio Rancho application.
  2. You can also submit a service request using our Report Rio Rancho application.
  3. Please note that if graffiti is not addressed for removal, you can be issued a notice of violation and be subject to a fine and/or jail time per City Ordinance Chapter 150.
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