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.
Report anti-social behaviour
Use our online form
Telephone 0300 1234 161
Please have a look at our Frequently Asked Questions on Anti Social Behaviour.
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