Anti-social behaviour

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What is anti-social behaviour?

Not all nuisance is considered anti-social behaviour.

Examples of anti-social behaviour include:

  • Noise nuisance – loud parties; shouting; excessive noise from TV or audio equipment
  • Criminal damage and vandalism
  • Physical violence against people and property
  • Verbal abuse; harassment; intimidation or threatening behaviour
  • Dealing or supplying drugs or the use of property for other unlawful purposes

The following examples are NOT considered to be anti-social behaviour:

  • Noise from children playing
  • Personal differences or family disputes
  • Disagreements about parking
  • Civil disputes such as boundary issues
  • Living or domestic noise including conversation heard through walls and floors, neighbours walking around their home, noise travelling due to poor insulation and domestic activity such as vacuuming or using a washing machine

Who do I contact if I want to report anti-social behaviour?

Before reporting anti-social behaviour it may be helpful for you to look at the Frequently Asked Questions.

The best way to report an issue is to complete the anti-social behaviour form online.

You can also report anti-social behaviour by contacting your Housing Management Officer or email: info@cornwallhousing.org.uk

Report anti-social behaviour

Form IconUse our online form

TelephoneTelephone 0300 1234 161

Email IconEmail: info@cornwallhousing.org.uk


Frequently asked questions

Please have a look at our Frequently Asked Questions on Anti Social Behaviour.