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Land charges

The Local Land Charge team carries out all official local authority searches covered by the Local Land Charges Rules 2010, guaranteeing comprehensive replies to the official LLC1, CON29 and where relevant Con29O enquiries signed by the St Albans City and District Council "Proper Officer". Our searches are accepted by all Mortgage Lenders.

WE HAVE A TURNAROUND TIME OF APPROXIMATELY 2 – 4 WORKING DAYS. (dependent on staffing)

Submission of a Full Search

To submit a full search, please send an email to land.charges@stalbans.gov.uk

Before submitting the forms please follow all submission guidelines.

Guidelines for submission

  • Please email all search paperwork to land.charges@stalbans.gov.uk

  • If unable to email please post to Local Land Charges, St Albans Council, Civic Offices, St Peters Street, St Albans, Herts AL1 3JE

  • Please send a cheque for the correct fee made payable to St Albans City and District Council. We currently do not have the option to pay by BACS

  • All forms and plans should be submitted in duplicate

  • On the plan outline in red the clear and correct property/piece of land to be searched.

  • If required, add information on 'other roadways, footways and footpaths' to Box C on the Con 29 form and highlight as required on the plan itself. 

Fees from 01/11/2019

VAT No GB 198 2124 47

 

Inclusive of VAT

 Full Official Search Con29 and LLC1 (commercial and residential)

 

£100.00

Breakdown of fees:

 

 

LLC1

No VAT

£15.00

Con29

£70.83 plus VAT of £14.17

£85.00

Con290 Q4-20

£7.50 plus VAT of £1.50

£9.00

Con290 Q21

£2.50 plus VAT of £0.50

£3.00

Con290 Q22

£14.00 plus VAT of £2.80

£16.80

Parcel Fees:

 

 

Residential

£10.42 plus VAT of £2.08

£12.50

Commercial

£25.00 plus VAT of £5.00

£30.00

Request for copy search

£8.33 plus VAT of £1.67

£10.00


 

Local Land Charges Register/Personal Search

A personal search is an inspection of the Local Land Charges Register. This does not provide all the information that would be obtained from an Official LLC1 and Con29 search. It is possible to view the Local Land Charges Register under the Local Land Charges Rules 2010 for free. Appointments can be made on the following days:

Monday 2pm to 4pm
Tuesday 10am to 12pm or 2pm to 4pm
Wednesday 10am to 12pm or 2pm to 4pm
Thursday    10am to 12pm or 2pm to 4pm 
Friday 10am to 12pm

Please email landcharges@stalbans.gov.uk with your request for an appointment. You may view up to 6 properties per visit. Should you require any answers to the Con29 you should contact the relevant department direct.