Land charges and searches

picture of a meetingLocal authority searches and personal searches are dealt with by our Legal Services team. This includes land charges and answering questions on form CON29.

Please see a full list of land charges.

Full local authority search

A full search consists of the form LLC1 and the form CON 29 Part 1, both of which must be supplied in duplicate together with two plans. This type of search can be carried out by the postal submission of the correct forms and fee, or submitting the forms electronically through the National Land Information Service.

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The search fees are (as of 1/1/2017):

  • Residential standard local authority search: £118.00 plus VAT £20.20
  • Commercial/Industrial/Land local authority search: £155.00 plus vat £27.60
  • Optional printed Part 2 questions: all £15.00 each (including Q22) plus VAT £3.00
  • Additional parcels: £11.00 each plus VAT £2.20
  • LLC1 only: £17.00 each non VAT
  • Extra one off questions £20.50 plus VAT £4.10

Personal Searches

A Personal Search is a search of the Land Charges Register only. We require the full postal address, postcode and one plan of the property. These can be faxed or emailed to us. Please include details of the date/time you wish to collect the results. Please give at least two working days notice.

General advice

Please ensure that the correct payment is made via or Pay It Online service. We will carry out a check to establish that the property is within the borough, that the fees are correct, and that all necessary forms and plans have been included. A receipt for payment will be returned with the completed search. 

Email: locallandcharges@tamworth.gov.uk. Tel: 01827 709257.
Cheques should be sent to: Land Charges, Tamworth Borough Council, Marmion House, Lichfield Street, Tamworth, B79 7BZ.

Local Authorities (Charges for Property Searches) Regulations 2008: 
(summary of the number of requests, total income and costs associated with granting access to property records).

Item

Number of Requests

Total Income Received

Total Cost

Residential

     

Full Local Authority Search (LLC1 and CON29R)

384

£45,312

£45,312

LLC1

9

£153

£153

Q1.1 f-h Building Regulations

211 (chargeable)

£1,899

£1,899

Commercial/Industrial

     

Full Local Authority Search (LLC1 and CON29R)

99

£15,345

£15,345