Anti-Social Behaviour - what is it?

Anti-Social behaviour (ASB) is a serious problem which affects the quality of life of individuals, families and the community.

It can be aggressive, intimidating or destructive actions that disrupt, damage or destroy someone else's quality of life. It includes noisy neighbours, littering and abandoning vehicles on the road.

Mole Valley District Council is committed to tackling anti-social behaviour and will use a range of powers and resources to take action.

Contact the Community Safety and Enforcement team if you are being affected by:

Contact the Environmental Health team if you are being affected by:

  • noise and noisy neighbours/businesses
  • loud music

Other ASB which is dealt with by the Police includes crimes such as; damaging property, graffiti, taking drugs in public, vehicle nuisance or inappropriate use, drunken, rowdy or threatening behaviour.

What isn't ASB?

Reasonable activity, such as children playing, everyday DIY (unless at unreasonable times), groups of youngsters in the street or in parks, unless they are being rowdy, abusive, causing damage or other crime.

How to report ASB

Report ASB ›

Call the Community Safety and Enforcement team during office hours on 01306 885001, email, or write to us at Community Safety and Wellbeing Team, MVDC, Pippbrook, Dorking, Surrey, RH4 1SJ.

Report noise nuisance to Environmental Health. To report ASB which is dealt with by the Police, visit the Surrey Police website. Criminal activity should always be reported to the Police. Call 999 if you or someone else is in immediate danger, or if the crime is happening right now.

Last Updated: 19/07/2019

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