New Legislation – relating to self-build and custom housebuilding (01/04/2016) …

The following 1 new Statutory Instrument (SI) comes into force on 01/04/2016:

New Legislation:

  • April 2016: SI 2016 No. 105 - The Self-build and Custom Housebuilding (Register) Regulations 2016 (pdf) (link).


  • The above SI is not summarised on the Planning Jungle website.
  • The "Explanatory Note" at the end of the above SI states the following:
    - "The Self-build and Custom Housebuilding Act 2015 (c.17) (“the Act”) requires relevant authorities to keep a register of individuals and associations of individuals who are seeking to acquire serviced plots of land in the authority’s area. These Regulations are made under section 5 of, and the Schedule to, the Act and make provision in relation to the definition of a serviced plot of land and registers kept under the Act.".

Other Sources of Information:

  • February 2016: Self-build and Custom Housebuilding - Draft planning practice guidance (pdf) (link).
  • February 2016: Explanatory Memorandum to SI 2016 No. 105 (pdf) (link).