The Self-Build and Custom Housebuilding Act 2015 introduced the requirement for Local Authorities to keep and maintain a register of individuals and groups who have expressed an interest in acquiring land to bring forward self-build and custom build projects.
Please complete this form to register your interest in building your home, either as an individual or as part of a group. If you are wishing to register as a group, you should nominate someone to act as the lead contact.
This information is collected by South Tyneside Council as data controller in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. The purposes for collecting data are to assess demand for self-build and custom housebuilding within the borough, to contact you regarding opportunities for self-build and custom housebuilding projects, and to inform future planning and housing policies. The above purposes may require public disclosure of data in accordance.
Applicants must meet the eligibility criteria to be on the register which is set out in the Self-Build and Custom Housebuilding Regulations 2016. By submitting the registration form you confirm you are:
  • aged 18 or over;
  • a British Citizen, a national of the European Economic Area, or of Switzerland; and
  • seeking to acquire a plot of land either for yourself, or as a group for the purpose of self-build or custom housebuilding.
For more information, please see the national Self Build Portal
If you have any queries regarding this form, Self-build or Custom-build housing, or if you wish to make amendments to your registration or remove your details from the register, please contact or phone 0191 424 7688

Questions marked with a star are mandatory and are required for registration.