The council own and are responsible for land throughout the District much of which is either Public Open Space or land related to the Highways. In some cases land may be surplus to the Council's requirements and available for disposal. Any land disposals will be subject to the Council meeting their obligations under the Local Government Act 1972 “best consideration" ie current market value which has to be independently verified. In addition there are legal requirements that have to be met before any disposal of Public Open Space. If you have an interest in any Council owned land in the first instance you will need to verify that it does belong to South Staffordshire Council and please supply a plan identifying the land concerned by outlining it red and send to External Email for Commericial Development CommercialDevelopment@sstaffs.gov.uk .
We can then advise on whether it is Council owned land. If you wish to proceed with a possible purchase you will need to download the Minor Land Disposals Pack, complete and return with the appropriate fee to start the process.