Local Land Charges

Each local authority is required to maintain a register of Local Land Charges (LLC). This contains a variety of agreements, notices and orders affecting land and properties, which are of importance to prospective purchasers.

Requesting a LLC search

There are a number of ways you can submit a search. There are a variety of online search portals to upload your details to, which advise us of your request. Alternatively you can complete the Local Land Charges search application form and pay by credit card.

Local Land Charges search application

To complete this search application form online you will need to:

  • provide your name, address, a valid email address and a telephone number
  • choose how you would like your search to be returned
  • choose the type of search that you require
  • choose whether to pay by cheque or credit/debit card
  • provide details of the property or land you wish to search
  • upload a plan of the search extent in one of the following formats: jpg, tiff, pdf, bmp or gif, only one plan is required.

Once your application has been processed you will receive an email confirming that your search application has been successful.

Should you require further assistance contact Local Land Charges by email locallandcharges@basingstoke.gov.uk

Our service

The Local Land Charges team at the council maintains and conducts searches of the Local Land Charges register for solicitors and licensed conveyancers on behalf of prospective buyers.

A full LLC search with Enquiries of Local Authority, form CON29 will also provide information on matters such as:

  • nearest highways
  • planning histories
  • environmental health
  • traffic schemes
  • housing

Standard search cost

  • £182 (1 April 2023 to 31 March 2024)

For more prices, take a look at the fees section below.

We understand that time is of the essence. We return the majority of our searches within 5-7 working days, for the last seven years we have consistently returned 100% of our searches within ten working days. We realise you might sometimes need a quicker response so please contact us if this is the case.

Reduce your risk - you are covered by our insurance policy in the unlikely event that things go wrong.

Submit your search by post or online, pay now using a debit or credit card or pay later using cheque, the choice is yours.

Our Promise to you

  • We won't reject a search without trying to offer support and advice in resolving any problems with your application.
  • We start work on your search immediately in order to give you the best turnaround time.
  • We will provide excellent customer service as standard.

Search fees

Please note that fees for official searches are non-refundable as work commences immediately on receipt.

Local Land Charges search fees for April 2023 to March 2024
Official Search fee of the Local Land Charges Register (Form LLC1) (not subject to VAT) £44
Official CON29 enquiries of Local Authority £138
Combined Official Local Authority Search (LLC1 and CON29) £182
Additional Parcel fee (each) £28.36
Additional Optional Enquires contained in CON 290 Question 5 to 20 inclusive (each) £29.72
Additional Optional Enquires contained in CON 290 Questions 4, 21 & 22 only to be purchased as a bundle (for the 3) £64.90
'Solicitors Own' additional questions (each) £40.52

Further information

Should you have any queries, read our local land charges frequently asked questions or contact the Local Land Charges team by emailing locallandcharges@basingstoke.gov.uk

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