Reduced Services

Accessing Council Services:  

  • You can access advice, or support with using our online services, by phoning 01268 882200 (8.45am to 5.15pm Mon to Thurs, and to 4.45pm on Fri)
  • The Kiln Road office will re-open for pre-booked appointments only (9.00am to 4.00pm), these can be arranged on a case by case basis by phoning 01268 882200.
  • You can find information and advice on COVID-19 and our 24/7 online services on our  Coronavirus information page

Land Charges FAQ's

What are the fees for Local Land Charges Searches

With effect from 1st April, 2013

Local Land Charge Search Fees
LLC1 and CON29R (standard search) £106
Essex County Council Highways £16
Extra Parcel fee (standard search) £15
LLC1 only £50
CON29'O' Questions £20 each
Solicitors own questions £30 each
Extra parcel fee LLC1 only £10
Extra parcel fee CON29 only £10

Of you want to ask more questions not included in the basic search you will need to add

  • Additional parcels are £15 each on a Standard search
  • Form CON29'O' enquiries are £10 for each property parcel
  • Part 3 enquiries are £30 each
  • All search application must include an Odanance Survey (OS) site location at a scale of 1:1250 with the property clearly outlined in red.
  • The correct fee must be enclosed.
  • If you don't know the correct fee, please contact us.
 

Copy Documents

Copies of documents revealed on an Official Local Land Charges Search are available from the relevant departments.