Self-Build and Custom Housebuilding Register

The Borough Council is required to keep a register of those who are seeking to acquire serviced plots of land in Amber Valley to build houses to occupy as their home.

This register will provide an indication of the demand for self/custom build in Amber Valley and allow the Council to develop its housing, planning and regeneration policies to support the kinds of self and custom build projects that would be most appropriate.

In the future, the register may be used to try and match those with an interest in starting a self-build project with landowners who might have suitable plots of land available for housing. However personal details will not be made available to anyone outside the Council.

Any proposal for self-build housing will need a formal planning application and will be subject to the relevant policies set out within the development plan for the area.

If you are:

  • aged 18 or over;
  • a British citizen, a national of a EEA Sate other than the United Kingdom, or a national of Switzerland; and
  • seeking (either alone or with others) to acquire a serviced plot of land in the Borough of Amber Valley to build a house to occupy as your sole or main residence


You can register your interest by filling out the online form. Click here to open the form.

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