Our Local Land Charges team is responsible for:
We are linked to the National Land Information Service (NLIS) at Level 3, and can receive and return Local Search requests electronically. Our fees and charges are reviewed annually on 1st April (please see further down the page details for the charges)
Unfortunately we cannot accept search requests made by post or paid by cheque. Searches can be submitted by email with payment by BACS. If you require further details of the process please contact the team either by phone or email.
These fees now include Vat on Con29. As introduced by HMRC. Here’s the fees for local land charges searches:
In accordance with the local Land Charges code of practice, this council aims to limit fee alterations to once a year, namely 1st April
Garages are included in the basic search fee i.e. garages or parking spaces in a separate block, forming part of the title.
Local Land Charges fees are set annually in accordance with Council guidelines and having regard to the predicted actual costs of providing the service on a ‘cost-recovery’ basis
To pay any local land charges copy document fees please use our online payment form.
We can receive and return Local Search requisitions electronically. Please contact us to sign up to our direct online ordering service – ‘OcellaWeb’
We accept searches via:
There are no additional charges for receiving search responses electronically.
Anyone can carry out a personal search of the Local Land Charges Register. To search the Local Land Charges register go to our Online Portal
To learn how to navigate the Online portal guidance notes are available via the download
If you have any feedback then please complete our feedback form. We will respond to your enquiry within 5 working days. We strongly advise you to use the guidance notes to navigate the portal
Alternatively you can still continue to visit our offices and use the public terminals to produce your results. Please note since the launch of the online portal we no longer offer a printing service of the LLC1. No appointment are necessary.
Questions on the CON29 can also be provided by the Land Charges team when you visit, please see our fees above.
Obtaining Con29 Data under Environmental Information Regulations Act 2004 (EIR)
Obtaining the Con29 under EIR cannot be supplied by Land Charges on a Personal Search visit. You will need to request these via email – Please see our guide for obtaining Con29R data under EIR or view our guidance document
Local Land Charges Personal (Non Official) Searches
Anyone can carry out a personal search of the Local Land Charges Register. You can visit our offices and use the public terminals to produce your results. No appointment is necessary.
Local Land Charges Performance and Service Status August 2018
Local Authority Searches being returned within 8-10 working Days
Personal Search Online Access to Local Land Charges Portal
IT/ System Issues
We now only accept Local Authority Searches on the new Con29 forms.
Our fees have remained the same