Local Land Charges

Our Local Land Charges team is responsible for:

  • maintaining the Local Land Charges Register
  • carrying out Local Authority Searches
  • the provision of copy documents
  • holding copies of the Oxfordshire County Council highways and public rights of way maps and information (however we do not hold details of land ownership or boundaries)

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.

Our Promises To You

  • We will provide a friendly and efficient service, which aims to be 100% accurate at all times
  • We will respond to all official Searches within 8 working days (although we will endeavour to respond within five working days)
  • We will make the Local Land Charges Register available for Personal Searches
  • We will respond to copy document requests within 5 working days of receipt of written requests
  • We will respond to written enquiries within 10 working days of receipt
  • We have adopted the Local Land Charges Code of Practice published by the Local Government Association.

Local Land charges Fees – effective from 1 April 2020

These fees now include Vat on Con29. As introduced by HMRC. Here’s the fees for local land charges searches:

OFFICIAL SEARCH

  • LLC1 (Registers only) Residential – £73.00
  • CON29R Residential (Inc Vat) – £123.00
  • LLC1 and CON29R Residential£196.00
  • LLC1 (Registers Only ) Commercial – £95.00
  • CON29R Commercial – £162.00
  • LLC1 and CON29R Commercial  £257.00
  • CON29O Optional enquiries 5 – 21 – £16.80
  • CON29O enquiry 22 – £42.00
  • Additional Enquiries – £33.60
  • Additional Parcels of Land – £32.00
  • LLC1 only – £14.00
  • Con29 only – £18.00

Pay online

To pay any local land charges fees please use our online payment form.

Electronic searches

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.

We can also return any search response electronically via email – please contact the team to arrange.

Local Land Charges Personal (Non Official) Searches

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.  

CON29

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.  

Obtaining Con29 Data under Environmental Information Regulations Act 2004 (EIR) – From 4th July 2016

Local Land Charges Performance and Service Status August 2018

Comments

Local Authority Searches being returned within 8-10 working Days

Being Achieved

Personal Search Online Access to Local Land Charges Portal

No Issues

IT/ System Issues

No Issues

We now only accept Local Authority Searches on the new Con29 forms.

Our fees have remained the same

Contact us - Land charges

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01235 422581
(Text phone users add 18001 before dialing)

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Vale of White Horse District Council
135 Eastern Avenue
Milton Park
Milton
OX14 4SB