What is anti social behaviour?
Defining anti-social behaviour
"Behaviour causing distrubance, distress, harm or fear which has a significant effect on people's lifestyles and routines. Persistence, intensity, and the numbers involved are relevant factors. The behaviour need not be a breach of the criminal law."
|Examples of what we would consider as anti-social behaviour
||What we may not consider as anti-social behaviour
||What you should consider
- Noise Nuisance
- Harassment or intimidation
- Damage, vandalism and graffiti
- Criminal behaviour
- Any race/hate motivated offences
- Verbal abuse
- Threats of violence and harm
- Fly-tipping and communal refuge
- Dog fouling (on our land)
- Noises classes as activities of daily living
- Children playing football (unless nuisance is being caused)
- General parking issues
- Youths simply "hanging around"
- Over-grown trees or any other foliage.
- Can the issue be resolved by approaching the perpetrator directly?
- If the issue is regarding low level nuisance, was it a one off incident?
- Is there a well balanced degree of tolerance and consideration between both parties?