Policy & guidance

Tracking self build register activity with Freedom of Information requests ...

03/Nov/2020

NaCSBA has launched its 2020 Freedom of Information request of all plan making authorities in England, to assess progress against the Right to Build ...

Custom and self build planning guidance launched by Right to ...

30/Oct/2020

Launched to coincide with Right to Build Day, 30 October 2020, the Right to Build Task Force is publishing the first notes of its comprehensive new suite of guidance, specifically ...

Government announces review of Right to Build legislation ...

30/Oct/2020

Robert Jenrick has commited to a review of the Right to Build legislation to ensure that councils are fulfilling their duties and help more people to build ...

Planning for the Future – NaCSBA responds ...

29/Oct/2020

NaCSBA has submitted its Planning for the Future consultation response, setting out its priorities for custom build and self build homes in the reform ...

1 in 3 SME house builders want broken planning system ...

29/Oct/2020

The Federation of Master Builders has found that 1 in 3 SME house builders want the broken planning system fixed, to support construction ...

Chorley planning appeal stresses role of secondary demand data ...

24/Aug/2020

A planning application has been approved at appeal, taking wider demand data in to consideration beyond the local Right to Build register ...

Zoning could hold the solution to planning reform says Centre ...

14/Jul/2020

Think tank Centre for Cities as proposed a system of zoning as an essential planning reform to get more houses built, in the right places. ...

2020 NaCSBA Annual General Meeting ...

07/Jul/2020

The NaCSBA AGM took place by Zoom this year, but members can watch the clip or download the presentations in the Members' Area ...

Coronavirus: Undertaking building work for self builders and developers ...

11/May/2020

Anyone planning to restart a site should review NaCSBA's guidance for the safe return to work ...

Two councils reduce self build register fees following NaCSBA lobbying ...

20/Feb/2020

Wandsworth and West Lancashire councils have reduced their charges for the self build register, following lobbying by NaCSBA ...