Solicitors & Conveyancers

PLEASE NOTE: In order to maintain our efficiency and award-winning customer service, we request that you submit your searches to us as early as possible. Current turnaround times for Full (£81) and LLC1 (£15) searches is 1-2 days.


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LLC1 £15 None £15
Add. Parcel (LLC1) £1 None £1
CON29 - new fee £55 £11 £66
CON29O (per question) £6 £1.20 £7.20
Add. Parcel (CON29) £10 £2 £12
Admin fee (where applicable) £22 £4.40 £26.40
The total basic search fee LLC1 and CON29 will therefore be £81 inclusive of VAT from 1st April 2021

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The Local Land Charges search reveals all information held on the statutory Local Land Charges Register, such as Tree Preservation Orders, Enforcement Notices, Legal Agreements (such as Section 52 or Section 106 agreements), Listed Building or Conservation Area notices, Public Health notices or any other document containing local authority imposed conditions or restrictions.

The Local Authority is the only source for an official certificated search. The Con29 forms used for searches are completed by our fully trained and experienced Local Land Charges staff.

A personal search can be carried out by the home mover themselves, or by a private personal search agent or company. With a personal search, the person undertaking the search has access to inspect the Local Land Charges Registers.

Our current search turnaround is just 1-2 working days from when we receive the request.


Making a request

The easiest and quickest way to submit a Local Authority Search is by sending us an email search request to

If you are submitting a search via email, please provide an Ordnance Survey Plan outlining the property. We will require you to send a  cheque for the required amount, made payable to Arun District Council. BACS payments can also be arranged. 

If you are sending your searches via post or DX, please also send the completed LLC1 and Con29 forms to Local Land Charges at the Arun Civic Centre, Maltravers Road, Littlehampton, West Sussex, BN17 5LF.

If any of this information is missing, or the fee provided is incorrect, we will endeavour to contact you as soon as possible by phone or email so as to avoid unnecessary delay in returning the search results.

If you are submitting your search online via NLIS (National Land Information Service), the same information is required, and again we will contact you as soon as possible if any parts are incomplete or incorrect.

If a search has been received but not yet entered in our system it can be cancelled and the fee and search returned. After this time, it can be cancelled but with a fee of £45.


Common land searches

This is now covered by Q.22 on the Con29O Optional Enquiries form. If this is requested alongside a full search there is an extra fee of £7.20. For a stand-alone enquiry for Q22 only the fee is £33.60 (£7.20 plus an admin fee of £26.40)

Local land charges fees

Below are the current fees for Local Land Charge searches. All requests must be made in writing to Local Land Charges quoting a relevant search number.  The discretionary element of search fees will be reviewed annually during the budget setting process of the Council’s Business System.  Cheques should be made payable to Arun District Council. Client cheques will be accepted however these need to be indemnified by the submitter.


Local land charges fees
Full Search CON29 & LLC1 £81.00
Additional Enquiries Part 2 CON29O Optional £7.20 each
Additional Enquiries Part 3 (of your own composition) £18.00
LLC1 Form Only £15.00
CON29 Form Only £69.00
CON29O Optional Only £26.40 + £7.20 per question
Additional Parcel Fees LLC1 £1.00 & CON29 £12.00 Total £13.00 for full search
Cancellation Fee £45.00
Commons Registration Search (without CON29) £33.60
Commons Registration Search (with full search) £7.20