Local Land Charges fees from 1 April 2021
If a request for answers to enquiries about a property is submitted to the Land Charges Service we will be entitled to treat this as a request for an enhanced service and a charge will be made in accordance with the Local Authorities (England) (Charges for Property Searches) Regulations 2008.
Please note that property information may also be requested under the provisions of the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 or the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please see the Council's website for details. These may be subject to a charge under those statutory provisions.
Please note - we will no longer answer solicitors own additional enquiries except enquiries regarding planning applications on properties within 25 metres of the boundary of the search extent. Any other additional questions should be sent directly to the relevant Council department. We no longer answer optional enquiry question 4. Please contact the planning department.
The charges for a standard search are as below:
|Standard Search £||VAT 20% where applicable £||Total amount|
|CON29 - Required Enquiries||74.16||14.83||88.99|
|TOTAL LLC1 & CON29R||103.00||117.83|
|CON290 - Optional enquiries (Q5 - Q22)||13.39||2.68||16.07|
|Each Additional Enquiry (See above)||16.48||3.30||19.78|
|Additional parcels of land|
|Personal Search - Register Inspection Only||Free of Charge||0|
|Con29R||Price per questions/sub question £||VAT 20% £||Total amount inc VAT £|
|Planning & Building Regs|
|1.1) Planning & Building decisions -|
|a) Planning permission||LA Fee||0.88||0.18||1.06|
|b) a listed building consent||LA Fee||0.88||0.18||1.06|
|c) a conservation area consent||LA Fee||0.88||0.18||1.06|
|d) a certificate of lawfulness of existing use or development||LA Fee||0.88||0.18||1.06|
|e) a certificate of lawfulness of proposed use or development||LA Fee||0.88||0.18||1.06|
|f) a certificate of lawfulness of proposed works for listed buildings||LA Fee||0.88||0.18||1.06|
|g) a heritage partnership agreement||LA Fee||0.88||0.18||1.06|
|h) a listed building consent order||LA Fee||0.88||0.18||1.06|
|i) a local listed building consent order||LA Fee||0.88||0.18||1.06|
|j) Building regulations Approval||LA Fee||0.98||0.20||1.18|
|k) Building Reg. Completion Certificate||LA Fee||0.98||0.20||1.18|
|l) Competent Persons self-certification||LA Fee||0.98||0.20||1.18|
|1.2) Planning Designation & Proposals -||LA Fee|
|2) Roads and Public Rights of Way|
Roadways, footways and footpaths
2.1 Which of the roads, footways and footpaths named in the application for this search (via boxes B and C) are:
a) highways maintainable at public expense
b) Subject to adoption and, supported by a bond or bond waiver
c) to be made up by a local authority who will reclaim the cost from the frontagers
d) to be adopted by local authority without reclaiming the cost from the frontagers
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|Public Rights of Way |
2.2 Is any public right of way which abuts on, or crosses the property, shown in a definitive map or revised definitive map?
2.3 Are there any pending applications to record a public right of way that abuts, or crosses the property?
2.4 Are there any legal orders to stop up, divert, alter or create a public right of way which abuts, or crosses the property not yet implemented or shown on a definitive map?
2.5 If so, please attach a plan showing the approximate route.
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|3.1) Land required for Public Purposes||LA Fee||1.03||0.21||1.24|
|3.2) Land to be acquired for road works||Highway Fee||1.30||0.26||1.56|
3.3) Drainage Matters -
a) Is the property served by a sustainable urban drainage system (SuDS)
LA Fee No Data held - legislation not in force
3.4) Nearby Road Schemes - Is the property (or will it be within 200m of any of the following:
a) the centre line of a new trunk road or special road specified in any order, draft order or scheme
b) the centre line of a proposed alteration or improvement to an existing road involving construction of a subway, underpass, flyover, footbridge or dual carriageway
c) the outer limits of construction works for a proposed alteration or improvement to an existing road involving
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|d) the outer limits of|
(i) construction of a new road to be built by local authority,
(ii) an improved alteration or improvement to an existing road involving construction of subway, underpass, flyover, footbridge elevated road or dual carriageway
(iii) construction of a roundabout (other than a mini roundabout) or widening by construction of one or more additional traffic lanes
|3.4 e) The centre line of the proposed route of a new road under proposals published for public consultation|
|3.4 f) the outer limits of:|
(i) construction works for a proposed alteration or improvement to an existing road involving construction of a subway, underpass, flyover, footbridge, elevated road or dual carriageway
(ii) construction of a roundabout (other than a mini roundabout)
(ii) construction of a roundabout (other than a mini roundabout)
(iii) widening by construction of one or more additional traffic lanes under proposals published for public consultation
|3.5) Nearby railway schemes|
a) Is the property (or will it be) within 200 metres of the centre-line of a proposed railway, tramway, light railway or monorail?
b) Are there any proposals for a railway, tramway, light railway or monorail within the Local Authority's boundary?
|3.6) Traffic schemes |
Has a local authority approved but not yet implemented any of the following for the roads, footways and footpaths which are named in Boxes B and C and are within 200 metres of the boundaries of the property?
a. permanent stopping up or diversion
b. waiting or loading restrictions
c. one way driving
d. prohibition of driving
f. vehicle width or weight restriction
g. traffic calming works including road humps
h. residents parking controls
i. minor road widening or improvement
j. pedestrian crossings
k. cycle tracks; or
l. bridge building?
|3.7) Outstanding Notices|
|a. Building Works||LA Fee||0.88||0.18||1.06|
|b. Environment||LA Fee||0.88||0.18||1.06|
|c. Health & safety||LA Fee||0.88||0.18||1.06|
|d. Housing||LA Fee||0.88||0.18||1.06|
|e. Highways||Highway Fee|
|f. Public health||LA Fee||0.88||0.18||1.06|
|g. Flood and coastal erosion risk management||Highway Fee||1.74||0.35||2.09|
|3.8) Contravention of Building Regs||LA Fee||0.98||0.20||1.18|
|3.9) Subsisting or Authorised Notices Orders etc|
|a. Enforcement Notice||LA Fee||0.88||0.18||1.06|
|b. Stop Notice||LA Fee||0.88||0.18||1.06|
|c. Listed Building Enforcement Notice||LA Fee||0.88||0.18||1.06|
|d. Breach of condition Notice||LA Fee||0.88||0.18||1.06|
|e. Planning Contravention Notice||LA Fee||0.88||0.18||1.06|
|f. Another notice re breach of planning control||LA Fee||0.88||0.18||1.06|
|g. Listed building repairs notice||LA Fee||0.88||0.18||1.06|
|h. LB allowed to fall into disrepair or Compulsory Purchase with minimum compensation||LA Fee||0.88||0.18||1.06|
|i. Building preservation notice||LA Fee||0.88||0.18||1.06|
|j. Direction restricting permitted development||LA Fee||0.88||0.18||1.06|
|k. order revoking/modifying planning permission||LA Fee||0.88||0.18||1.06|
|l. order requiring discontinuance/alteration/removal of building or works||LA Fee||0.88||0.18||1.06|
|m. tree preservation order||LA Fee||0.88||0.18||1.06|
|n. Proceedings to enforce planning agreement or planning contribution||LA Fee||0.88||0.18||1.06|
|3.10) Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) |
a) Is there a CIL charging schedule?
b)If yes, do any of the following subsist in relation to the property, or has a local authority decided to issue, serve, or commence any of the following:-
(i) a liability notice?
(ii) a notice of chargeable development?
(iii) a demand notice?
(iv) a default liability notice?
(v) an assumption of liability notice
(vi) a commencement notice
c) has any demand notice been suspended
d) Has the Local Authority received full or part payment of any CIL liability?
e) Has the Local Authority received any appeal against any of the above?
f) has a decision been taken to apply for a liability order
g) has the liability order been granted?
h) have any other enforcement measures been taken
|3.11) Conservation Areas|
a. the making of the area a Conservation Area before 1974
b. An unimplemented resolution to designate the area a Conservation Area
|3.12) Compulsory Purchase||Highway Fee|
|3.13) Contaminated Land|
a. a contaminated land notice
b. in relation to a register maintained under section 78R of the Environmental Protection Act 1990
(i) a decision to make an entry
(ii) an entry
c. consultation with the owner or occupier of the property conducted under section 78G(3) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 before the service of a remediation notice
|3.14) Radon Gas||LA Fee||0.88||0.18||1.06|
|3.15) Assets of Community Value|
a) Has the property been nominated as an asset of community value? If so:-
(i) Is it listed as an asset of community value?
(ii) Was it excluded and placed on the 'nominated but not listed' list?
(iii) Has the listing expired?
(iv) Is the Local Authority reviewing or proposing to review the listing?
(v) Are there any subsisting appeals against the listing?
b) If the property is listed:
(i) Has the Local Authority decided to apply to the Land Registry for an entry or cancellation of a restriction in respect of listed land affecting the property?
(ii) Has the Local Authority received a notice of disposal?
(iii) Has any community interest group requested to be treated as a bidder?