Reduced Services

Accessing Council Services:  

By accessing our wide range of 24/7 online services
By emailing directly to the relevant service
By phoning First Contact on 01268 882200 (8.45am to 5.15pm Mon to Thurs, and to 4.45pm on Fri). 
By pre-booked appointment at the Kiln Road office (9.00am to 4.00pm Mon to Fri) - these can be arranged by phoning First Contact on 01268 882200.

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.