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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

In line with social distancing advice and to protect residents and staff the Council has taken the decision to close the Council offices to the public until further notice.

Whilst the offices are closed to visitors, you are still able to access services and information from this website 24/7.

Information and advice on coronavirus (COVID-19) and how to access Council Services during this period can be found on our Coronavirus information page

You are invited to view and contribute to the The Mayor's Covid Record of Reflection

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.