Anti-social behaviour (ASB)
Don’t suffer in silence, we’re here to help
If the incident involves a crime you should report it to the police, in an emergency (your property or life is at risk), dial 999.
For non-emergencies dial 101 first and then please call us on 01283 528 528 to let us know.
ASB includes a wide range of unacceptable behaviour that affects peoples’ quality of life, including, but not limited to:
Behaviour that we wouldn’t normally class as ASB includes:
When we investigate your complaint of anti-social behaviour (ASB) we will:
If someone makes a complaint about you causing ASB, we will:
Where there has been actual violence or the threat of violence, we may make an application for a Without Notice Injunction without interviewing the alleged perpetrator.
If the allegations of ASB include noise nuisance, and if we find that there is noise coming from your property that could be considered a nuisance or annoyance, we will consider enforcement action.
Each case is different, and the steps we take will change depending on the circumstances and evidence. There are a number of actions available to us, including:
We may take enforcement action such as:
Where enforcement action is taken, victim and witness support is a priority. We may refer you to Victim Support or work in partnership with other agencies to provide support.