How to Register a New Address: What you Need to Know

large self build home with front door from IDSystems
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Learning how to register a new address is one of those admin jobs you'll need to add to the ever-growing list to get done when self building. But how simple is it to do?

Your self build will need a number and/or name to identify, but can you pick what you like or are there rules and regulations to follow? Who can you speak to about it and what's the process?

Simon Rix

Simon Rix is a professional planning consultant, who began his career working in local government in the 1990s. He was a council officer and later an elected councillor, so he knows how the planning system works from both sides. He went on to set up Planix.UK Planning Consultants Ltd; a consultancy company that advises self builders, home extenders and those taking on small to medium-sized building projects on planning permission.