Local land charges

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Introduction

We maintain the register of local land charges and respond to applications for searches of the register. This service is not to be confused with HM Land Registry.

  • If your enquiry relates to ownership of land, contact Peterborough District Land Registry on 01733 452201.
  • Drainage enquiries are dealt with by Goedesys, Anglian Water, please call them on 01480 323889.

Local Land Charges Search

A Local Land Charge Search should be carried out when a property or piece of land is being sold, purchased, leased or valued to find out if there are any matters affecting the land.

To request a search request, please:

Complete in the relevant local land charges form(s), prepare a plan showing the boundary of your search area and then email them to local.landcharges@peterborough.gov.uk

LLC1 form

Size: 277.28 KB File format: pdf

CON29 form

Size: 211.15 KB File format: pdf

CON29O form

Size: 104.38 KB File format: pdf

We aim to respond to basic searches within 10 working days upon receipt of search request.

Cancelling a search

Please be advised that the relevant fee payment will be taken for any search that has been submitted to the Local Land Charges team. We cannot cancel searches once entered on the computer as work will have already commenced.

Land Charge documents

Please note that the majority of planning and highways agreements are available through the Council's Planning Portal.

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Search fees

CON29R and CON29O searches submitted to the local authority are considered to be refined data and therefore subject to VAT at the standard rate of 20%.

Our fees for Residential and Non-Residential (Commercial/Land) searches are the same.

Our VAT Reg Number for your records is GB121533513. 

Full Local Authority Search

The Full Local Authority Search includes both LLC1 and CON29R payments combined.

Service Net VAT VAT @ 20% Total Fee
Full Local Authority Search - LLC1 (£40 non VAT) and CON29R (£110 + VAT 20%) combined £150 £22 £172

Pay for

Please note: for your payment to be attributed, you will need to add your search address in the Requirements/Details field.

LLC1 Only 

LLC1 is a search of the land register for any relevant entries affecting the search area.

Service Net VAT Vat @ 20% Total Fee
LLC1 Only £40 £0 £40

Pay for

Please note: for your payment to be attributed, you will need to add your search address in the Requirements/Details field.

CON29R

CON29R is a set list of questions that are answered by various departments within the Council.

Service Net VAT VAT @ 20% Total Fee
CON29R £110 £22 £132

Pay for

Please note: for your payment to be attributed, you will need to add your search address in the Requirements/Details field.

CON29O

CON29O is a set list of optional questions.

Service Net VAT VAT @ 20% Total Fee
CON29O Enquiry (each) £30 £6 £36

Pay for

Please note: for your payment to be attributed, you will need to add your search address in the Requirements/Details field.

Other payments

Service Net VAT VAT @ 20% Total Fee
Additional Enquiry (Including Solicitors, each) £29.17 £5.83 £35
Additional parcel of land (each) £25 £5 £30
Expedite Fee (for a 2 day turnaround) £58.33 £11.67 £70

Pay for

  • Other payments (including Additional Enquiry, Additional parcel of land, Expedite Fee)

Please note: for your payment to be attributed, you will need to add your search address in the Requirements/Details field.

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Land charges searches - environmental health

Use the environmental health land charges searches form for following CON29 (R and O) answers 3.7 (b), 3.7 (c), 3.7 (f), 3.12, 11, 19, 20. 

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Personal searches

A personal search is an inspection of the Local Land Charges Register, which can be carried out by anyone. Please note that a personal search does not provide all the information given on a full (i.e. LLC1 and CON29) search. A personal search may not be acceptable to some mortgagors.

The Local Land Charges Register is available for personal searchers on Monday to Thursday at the following times:

  • 10am (30 minutes)
  • 10.30am (30 minutes)
  • 11am (30 minutes)
  • 11.30am (30 minutes)
  • 3.30pm (30 minutes)
  • 4pm (30 minutes)

To make an appointment to view the register please contact customer services or email local.landcharges@peterborough.gov.uk and allow at least 24 hours notice.

A basic knowledge of the Personal Search System and the Local Land Charges Register is necessary in order to carry out a personal search. We recommend that you firstly carry out research for relevant information before viewing the Local Land Charges Register.

It is the responsibility of the person carrying out the search to interrogate and investigate the records to retrieve the required information.

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