Antisocial behaviour means behaving in a way which causes, or is likely to cause, alarm and distress to the community. It can include:
- drug dealing;
- vandalism and graffiti;
- noise disturbances (loud music, noisy parties or shouting) and;
- threatening or violent behaviour.
Antisocial behaviour is not always a crime but incidents of violence, suspected drug dealing, and hate crime should always be reported to the Police.
- Domestic noise refers to amplified noise, noisy parties, DIY, playing musical instruments or dogs barking etc.
- Non-domestic noise refers to commercial noise, construction noise, car alarms etc.
If you wish to report:
- domestic noise or antisocial behaviour please use the Report antisocial behaviour form
- domestic noise from a private let or owner occupier contact our Public Protection Team.
- non-domestic noise contact our Public Protection Team.
If antisocial behaviour is happening right now call the police on 101.
If someone’s life or health is in danger call 999.