Report illegal postings and flyers

Report posters, handbills, leaflets, and stickers that are illegally posted on public property.

What to do

If the problem involves graffiti or vandalism, file a different report. 

1. Fill out a form

Describe the illegal posting you want to report. 

We will need to know:

  • The location
  • Nature of request
  • If the posting is on the whole block

Include a photo to assist with identification and response. 

2. Track your case

After you report, you will get a tracking number from 311. You can use this number, or your email address, to track your case online or on the SF311 mobile app

Expected response time 

3 calendar days for all illegal postings, including:

  • Attached improperly
  • Multiple postings
  • No posting date
  • Posted on directional
  • Posted on historic street light
  • Posted over 70 days
  • Posting too High on pole
  • Posting too Large in size



Call 311 to make a report


415-701-2311 if calling from outside San Francisco
For TTY, press 7

Mobile App

Mobile App

Use the SF311 Mobile App to make a report

Download our mobile app to report a problem and track your request! Available on Android or iOS.

Learn more about the SF311 mobile app


Get help



415-701-2311 if you are calling from outside of San Francisco

For TTY, press 7

Last updated August 14, 2023