Local Land Charges Register
A Local Land Charge is an entry in the Local Land Charges Register that is a restriction or prohibition on land, or a financial charge which is binding on successive owners or occupiers.
A charge can originate from Local Authorities and other public bodies, and Local Authorities have a statutory right to register these obligations/ charges.
Examples of information held in the Local Land Charges Register include:
- A condition imposed on a planning permission after August 1st, 1977
- Tree Preservation Order
- Listed Building
- Conservation Area orders
- Land Compensation
- Financial Charge
- Enforcement Notice
- Miscellaneous Notices
Local Land Charges Searches are carried out to inform and protect prospective buyers.
The search reply supplied will only relate to the property/ land described on the form. It will not include surrounding areas or neighbouring properties.
Information about drains and sewers cannot be provided by the Council, and a separate property search with Geodesys is required.
The Register is regulated under the provisions of the Local Land Charges Act 1975, and is held at:
Local Land Charges
Last Updated: 04/08/14