Name: Anti-social behaviour
Description: What is anti-social behaviour and how to report it.

Anti-social behaviour

Anti-social behaviour (ASB) is defined as 'behaviour by a person which causes, or is likely to cause, harassment, alarm or distress to persons not of the same household as the person'

Some aspects of anti-social behaviour are:

For more information on Anti-social behaviours and what you can do about it please visit the Kent Police website

If you think you are being affected by anti-social behaviour (ASB) you should complete this Anti Social Behaviour Online Reporting form or contact the Council's contact centre (01322 343434). They will pass on your enquiry either to a Housing Officer (if you are a tenant of Dartford Borough Council) or to the Council's Community Safety Department.

There is also a process called The Community Trigger which allows members of the public to ask their local Community Safety Partnership to review responses to incidents of anti-social behaviour. Please use the link above to see the threshold for Community Triggers.  This process does not replace the need to report anti-social behaviour incidents or supersede any agencies complaints procedure.

Litter and Dog Fouling Fines

Those who drop litter or don't clean up after their dog will be given a fixed penalty notice. This will be a £75 fine for litter and £50 for Dog fouling

Last Updated: 06th August 2021