Decision details

Graffiti and Street Art Management Policy 2022

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider the Graffiti and Street Art Management Policy 2022 to establish Street Art in South Holland to provide safe and welcoming public spaces for our local communities.




1)    That the Policy be approved and forwarded to Council for information;


2)    That the Policy be delegated to the Portfolio Holder for Communities and Facilities for any final amendments and any future changes;


3)    That the outcome of the Piloting phase which tested the draft policy be noted; and


4)    That a review by the Street Art Wall Task Group after 6 months be approved, to enable the proposed policy to be successfully implemented.




5)    That the Graffiti and Street Art Management Policy be noted.


Reasons for the decision:

The recommendations within the report responded to the public petition presented to the Council on 24 November 2021 and the overwhelming support indicated by the Members of the Council in response to the public petition.)

Alternative options considered:

Do nothing – not considered.  The Graffiti and Street Art Management Policy 2022 had been developed and tested by a Policy Development Panel Task Group and was based on best practice policies in operation across the country and internationally.  Following a public petition which had culminated in a presentation to Council on 24 November 2021, members had supported the opportunity and agreed to refer the proposal to the Task Group, to develop the governance framework to support the opportunity for street art in South Holland.


Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Street Art Wall Task Group


Street Art Wall Task Group, Portfolio Holder, Street Artists

Contact: Forrest White, Democratic Services Officer Email:

Report author: Forrest White

Publication date: 29/04/2022

Date of decision: 26/04/2022

Decided at meeting: 26/04/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 10/05/2022

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