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.