Nuisance responsibility

Find out who you should contact for support depending on the issue you are experiencing. Where a nuisance issue is noted as our responsibility, we aim ensure that all complaints are followed up correctly and fairly.

Nuisance issueWho to contactFurther information
AssaultPoliceAssault and threats of violence are criminal offences and should be reported to the Police. Please share the crime reference number with us.
Call 999 in an emergency or 101 for non-emergencies.
Car parking on streetsLifestylePlease report any matters to Highways at Lincolnshire County Council on 01522 552222. Unless you live in an area where there is allocated parking, then you may not always be able to park in your preferred space. 
Children cryingLifestyleIf you are concerned about a child, please report the incident to Children's Services at Lincolnshire County Council on 01522 782111.
Civil disputes such as boundary issues or shared drivewaysLifestyleIf you have any problems relating to these, we would advise that you seek your own legal advice.
Cooking smellsLifestyle 
DIYSHDC / LifestylePersistent noise could be considered anti-social behaviour if it occurs regularly and for a period of time to make it unreasonable. It is not enough for the noise to be annoying or disturbing. Occasional incidents are lifestyle differences and not considered a nuisance.
DrugsPolice

Drug dealing is a criminal offence, please report this to the police and share the crime reference number with us. If someone's behaviour is causing a disturbance and you think they are acting under the influence of drugs or other substances, please report the incident to the police.
Call 999 in an emergency or 101 for non-emergencies.

HarassmentPoliceHarassment is considered a criminal offence and should be reported to the Police. Please share the crime reference number with us.
Call 999 in an emergency or 101 for non-emergencies.
NoiseSHDC / LifestyleSome noises can't be avoided, such as dogs barking, children playing, neighbours footsteps or voices, music and parties. These types of noises are usually occasional and aren't intended to disturb anyone unnecessarily. If these types of noises are persistent, they could be considered as anti-social behaviour if they occur regularly and over a period of time that is unreasonable. Occasional incidents are lifestyle differences and aren't considered a nuisance. If you'd like to make a noise complaint or are unsure, please contact us.
Sexual offencesPoliceSexual offence and public sexual acts are criminal offences and should be reported to the Police. Please share the crime reference number with us.
Call 999 in an emergency or 101 for non-emergencies.