Antisocial behaviour

1. Overview

Antisocial behaviour (ASB) is a term which covers a range of issues from harassment to noise nuisance and dropping litter.

Types of antisocial behaviour include:

  • all kinds of verbal abuse and threats, whatever the motivation
  • racial and other kinds of harassment motivated by someone‚Äôs age, disability, faith or sexual orientation
  • vandalism, graffiti and damage to property
  • noise nuisance at high levels, unreasonable hours or continuous environmental health issues
  • other nuisances like dumping rubbish, dog fouling, uncontrolled pets, car repairs, dangerous parking and abandoned cars