Self build and custom build homes

We keep a register of people who are interested in self build or custom build projects in their area.

  • Self-build usually means you are directly involved in organising the design and construction of your own home
  • Custom build usually means working with a specialist developer to help build your home. 

This is so we can monitor the level of demand for self build and custom build plots in the district and consider this when we assess planning, housing land disposal and regeneration opportunities.

To register your interest for a self-build or custom plot, either as an individual or as an association of individuals:

Download the application form

Once complete, please email it to or post it to:

Spatial Policy & Delivery, Development Services, Lichfield District Council, District Council House, Frog Lane, Lichfield, WS13 6YZ.