He said that meant people needed to take more responsibility for their buildings.
"There are some walls in town that have tagging on them and it just stays there. If graffiti stays on the wall the longer it stays there the more it gets added to."
The draft policy states that "Graffiti on private property is the responsibility of the owner/occupier".
"If the occupier/property owner does not remove graffiti within five working, consent should be given for the council to remove the graffiti at the occupier/property owner's expense..."