Policy & guidance

Game changing planning appeal grants Self Build site due to ...

28/Jun/2019

A planning inspector has allowed plans for 30 Self Build plots in Woodville, Swadlincote, following North West Leicestershire District Council’s (NWLDC) initial refusal to grant outline planning permission. Lauren Land ...

Planning system problems threaten government’s 300,000 housing target, finds PAC ...

27/Jun/2019

The Public Accounts Committee has found that inherent problems in the planning system seriously jeopardises government's 300,000 annual new homes target ...

Local Authority model supports planners to assess long-term demand for ...

12/Jun/2019

Produced with Right to Build Task Force input, the Three Dragons model for assessing Custom and Self Build demand is a core tool for all local authorities. ...

2019 NaCSBA Annual General Meeting ...

20/May/2019

The NaCSBA AGM is on the 25 June at the NSBRC in Swindon. Come along to find out what NaCSBA has been doing to earn congratulations from Kit Malthouse. ...

Training: Enabling Custom and Self Build housing with the Right ...

20/May/2019

Enabling Custom and Self Build housing is a Right to Build Task Force Custom and Self Build training event for planning, housing and built-environment professionals on the practical delivery of ...

Draft Bristol Local Plan sets out model policy provision for ...

03/Apr/2019

Bristol City Council’s Draft Local Plan, currently out for consultation, has put forward a robust provision for Custom and Self Build in the city, with significant emphasis on the valuable ...

Teignbridge DC launches new guides to support custom and self ...

21/Feb/2019

Teignbridge District Council has worked with the Right to Build Task Force to produce self build guides for landowners and small builders, and also for community-led housing ...

CIL ruling warns of dangers of not following procedure for ...

08/Feb/2019

A High Court decision concerning self build Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) exemption has set out the importance of observing the process to the letter for anyone building their own home. ...

NaCSBA’s Code of Practice offers security to consumers ...

30/Jan/2019

NaCSBA's new Code of Practice offers a benchmark for members, and confidence for consumers looking for to source companies to work on their dream self build ...

Edition 10 of Planning Policy Wales supports self and custom ...

18/Dec/2018

Edition 10 of Planning Policy Wales has been published, following a year-long consultation, with a simpler set of guidance aimed at making the policy easier to implement, ...