Local land charges

Learn about local land charge searches when buying or leasing property.

1 Overview

A local land charge search is usually requested when buying or leasing land or property to find out if there are any outstanding issues or restrictions that may affect it. 

Search requests should be sent to the relevant district or borough council who will contact us to answer the CON29 questions about highways, common land and village greens. Additional enquiries will incur an extra charge.

You can make a personal search of the Local Land Charges register.

You can find out whether a road is adopted and view its status on our online map.  

3 Cost

The cost is £20.00 plus VAT (20%) per search.

You will be asked to make payment once we have received your request.

4 What happens next?

After submitting your request, you will be contacted for payment of the non-refundable fee.

We aim to respond to your request within 48 hours.

Last updated:
2 October 2018

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