Self-build and Custom Housebuilding Register
Local planning authorities have a duty to keep a self-build and custom housebuilding register of individuals who have expressed an interest in purchasing serviced plots for self-build and custom housebuilding. The Planning Authority must have regard to the register when assessing planning, housing, land disposal and regeneration opportunities.
This register is for residents of Allerdale who want to express an interest in self-build and custom housebuilding outside the Lake District National Park. For information about self-build and custom housebuilding in the National Park, go to the Lake District National Park website.
Who can apply
Applicants can register as an individual or as an association (a group of people wanting to build together). Each individual or member of an association that applies for entry on the register must be:
- aged 18 or older;
- a British citizen, a national of a European Economic Area (EEA) State other than the United Kingdom, or a national of Switzerland; and
- seeking (alone or with others) to acquire a serviced plots of land in Allerdale to build a house to occupy as a sole or main residence
How to Apply
To apply for entry to the Allerdale Borough Council self-build and custom housebuilding register, please complete the appropriate form.
Completed application forms can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or posted to:
The following sites link to organisations providing advice on the issues involved in self-build and custom housebuilding and promoting best practice.