Melton Borough Council

What is anti-social behaviour?

Anti-social behaviour means acting in a way that causes or is likely to cause alarm or distress to one or more people in another household. For the beahviour to be classed as anti-social, it must be persistent.

Examples of anti-social behaviour:

  • Harassment: intimidating behaviour, violence or the threat of violence to another person,  abusive language.
  • Nuisance behaviour: loud music, untidy gardens, constant dog barking.
  • Yobbish behaviour: graffiti/vandalism, verbal abuse, physical abuse, riding motorbikes on public footpaths.
  • Vehicle nuisance: excessive noise, excessive vehicle repairs and maintenance carried out in gardens.
  • Environmental anti-social behaviour: fly-tipping, storing rubbish in gardens, dog fouling.

How do I report anti-social behaviour?

  • You can report anti-social behaviour to the Council by following this link
  • Report the anti-social behaviour to the Police by calling 101
  • Call Crimestoppers at 0800 555 111

For more information, visit our 'Report anti social behaviour' page