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Local Land Charges Service

Local Land Charges Information

Local land charge searches give information held by the Council about a property. They are used by solicitors, buyers and mortgage lenders to reveal important information prior to completion of a property transaction.

The Local Land Charges Search is in two parts:

•    The LLC1, which is the legal certificate relating to all registerable charges.
•    The CON29 (2016) is a standard form, which deals with all enquiries relating to planning, highways and environmental history, which may affect the property/land.

Full local authority search – LLC1 and CON29  

Please provide

  • One copy of the following: LLC1, CON29 AND CON 290 as applicable
  • One plan showing the boundary of the property / land to be searched against, clearly marked in red. If plans are NOT submitted Local Land Charges reserve the right to return the search.
  • An accurate full postal address or plot number of new developments.
  • The appropriate fee is required.  Please see fees and charges detailed below. This can be paid by credit / debit card by telephoning 01827 715341. Payment can also be made by cheque.
  • Seaches can also be submitted electronically and all searches will be returned by email.
  • We aim to return searches within 5-7 working days.

Personal searches

As an alternative to carrying out an Official Search undertaken by council staff, customers can opt to carry out a personal search of the Local Land Charges register. 
Customers can obtain answers to the questions contained in the CON29 form by inspecting official registers and by submitting a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act and Environmental Information Regulations 2004.

When booking a personal search of the Land Charges Register we ask for 5 full working days’ notice.  Please contact Local Land Charges for an appointment by telephoning 01827 719235.

We need a full postal address and one plan of the property/land. This should be emailed to llc@northwarks.gov.uk.

We do not allow more than 5 properties to be searched per visit.

Domestic and Commercial Search Fees (effective from 1st April 2019- inclusive of VAT where applicable).

Type of request and fee

  • Official Land Charges Register search (LLC1) - £35.00
  • Each additional parcel of land (LLC1) - £3.00
  • Con29 Search - £109.00
  • Each additional parcel of land – £10.00
  • Full Search - £144.00
  • Additional questions in isolation - first question £22.00
  • Each additional question - £1.20
  • Additional questions Con290 No Fee for number 4
  • Question 22 Common Land - £15.00
  • Question 22  in isolation should be made directly to Warwickshire County Council.

Last updated Friday, 29th March 2019

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