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Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

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Local Land Charges Register and Searches

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The Council is required by law to keep a Land Charges Register.  The Register records relevant information on every property within Stockton Borough.  It includes information about highways, planning conditions, conservation areas, tree preservation orders, enforcement notices, improvement grants and financial charges relating to the property which is the subject of the search.

Searches of the Land Charges Register are carried out when a property or land is sold.  The purpose of a search is to disclose to the interested parties any relevant entries on the Register that may affect the property to be purchased.

PLEASE NOTE turn around times for Local Land Charges are:
Assisted Searches - 10 working days
Full Searches - 15 working days

 

Arrange for a search of the Land Charges Register

You can arrange for a search of the Land Charges Register in the following ways:

Arrange an assisted personal search of property search information online

Arrange an official land charges search online

Inspection of Environmental Information Regulations 2004 property information

 

Land Charges Search fees

Stockton Borough Council will be introducing new fees for land charges transactions with effect from 1 April 2018, the Local Land Charges Search total fee for a Residential property will be £109.20 and for a Commercial, industrial and agricultural property £127.20.

The following charges will apply. All fees shown are inclusive of VAT where applicable.

Enquiries of the Local Land Charges register fees

Search type Category

Fees

Applicable to Standard Residential

(fee includes VAT where applicable)

Applicable to Standard Commercial

(fee includes VAT where applicable)

LLC1 Standard fee

£24.00

£24.00

LLC1 Additional Property

£1.00

£1.00

CON 29 (Questions 1 - 3)

£85.20

£103.20

Additional Enquiry

£30.00

£30.00

CON 29 Additional property

£9.60

£18.00

Assisted Search

£27.00

£27.00

Assisted Search additional property

£1.00

£1.00

Optional Enquiries CON29O

The fee payable for each individual optional question numbers 4 through to 22 shall be £12.00 per question. This fee is applicable to residential and commercial properties

 View the Statement on Charges for property search information

 

Drainage enquiries

Please contact Northumbrian Water for drainage enquiries