Self Build / Custom Build

In accordance with the Self-build and Custom Housebuilding Act 2015, South Somerset District Council keeps a register of interested parties seeking to acquire land to build a home. The register includes entries from individuals, or an association of individuals.


To be eligible for entry on the register, an individual or each member of an association must be:

a)    Aged 18 or over;

b)    A British citizen, a national of an EEA State other than the UK, or a national of Switzerland; and

c)    Seeking (either alone or with others) to acquire a serviced plot of land in the relevant authority's area to build a house to occupy as that individual's sole or main residence.

The self-build and custom housebuilding register provides information on demand for self-build and custom housebuilding in the local area and forms a key part of the evidence base of demand for this type of housing

Please complete the self build application and return to .