What is anti-social behaviour?

Anti-social behaviour (ASB) is any aggressive, intimidating or destructive activity that damages or destroys another person’s quality of life.

ASB can take many forms and can take place within a property or locality. Examples of ASB include:

  • Noise nuisance such as loud music and shouting
  • Intimidation & harassment
  • Hate crime and harassment
  • Nuisance caused by pets including dog fouling
  • Aggressive and threatening language and behaviour
  • Violence against people and property
  • Using homes to sell drugs or cultivate, or for other unlawful purposes
  • Nuisance from vehicles
  • Alcohol related nuisance
  • Domestic abuse
  • Dumping or fly tipping
  • Overgrown gardens
  • Misuse of communal areas
  • Criminal activity