Anti-social behaviour ranges from serious acts of violence and harassment to more everyday incidents and situations like noisy dogs or overgrown gardens. It includes general nuisance and different types of conduct or activities that cause interference and annoyance in the community.
Examples of this are:
- Incidents of violence including verbal and physical abuse and threats.
- Vandalism, graffiti and damage to property.
- Noise nuisance at high levels or unreasonable hours.
- Racial and other kinds of harassment are motivated by someone's age, disability, faith or sexual orientation.
- Domestic violence.
- Criminal activity including burglary, drug dealing or using premises for unlawful purposes; and
- Other nuisance like dumping rubbish, dog fouling, uncontrolled pets, dangerous parking and abandoned cars.
How to report anti-social behaviour?
- Community anti-social behaviour issues - contact the Community Safety Hub on 01757 292099 or use this form. Or alternatively North Yorkshire Police on 101
- If you have been a victim of anti-social behaviour, the Community Remedy may be useful.
- If you have reported 3 incidents within 6 months, you may be interested in the Community Trigger.
- Neighbour issues such as noisy dogs, fly-tipping or loud music - contact Environmental Health.