Everyone has the right to live in peace and should not have to tolerate anti-social behaviour.
Anti-social behaviour (ASB) is unacceptable behaviour that is likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress.
This might include:
using loud foul language
making threats to neighbours
using and dealing drugs
drunken or rowdy behaviour
Hate crime (behaviour which is racist, homophobic or disability related), or
damage to property.
Our anti-social behaviour leaflet [2Mb] provides more details.
Young children or babies crying
someone who talks loudly or shouts
children playing loudly on the street or park
boundary disputes, or
noise nuisance from DIY activities, animals, loud music and TV.
If you are experiencing anti-social behaviour, you should keep track of what is happening in an anti-social behaviour incident diary [241kb]. Keep the diary for at least two weeks.
If the activity goes on for more than two weeks, let us know. If you are a council tenant you can also contact your housing officer for extra help.
We have a number of powers we can use to tackle anti-social behaviour.
If you are having problems with a neighbour please read our dealing with difficult neighbours leaflet [7Mb] for advice.
The Community Trigger is a way that members of the public can ask for their complaint of ant-social behaviour (ASB) to be reviewed if the complainant believes there has been a failure to respond appropriately to their complaint.
The Community Trigger criteria is
The victim/s has/have complained to Mansfield District Council, the Police and/or a Registered Social Landlord three times about separate incidents of anti-social behaviour within one month beginning with the date on which the behaviour is alleged to have occurred and
To find your local police officer or PCSO visit the Nottinghamshire Police website.
You can also report a crime by contacting Crimestoppers. You do not have to give them your name.
Page last updated: 13 May 2015