Local authority searches

For a full Search and Enquiries

  • Please submit forms LLC1 and Con29 (2016 Edition). Or submit our own Search Request form.
  • Please provide a correct, clear and full address of the property or land.
  • Please provide an Ordnance Survey plan, showing the full extent of the area/property edged in red. 
  • Please ensure the plan shows any highways on which replies are sought.
  • Please submit any optional enquiries (if required) on form Con29O.
  • Fast, easy submissions by direct email: landcharges@cornwall.gov.uk
  • Postal services are also available. Please submit to our centralised mailroom at:
         Unit 17
         Threemilestone Industrial Estate
         Truro. TR4 9LD
  • We accept Card Payments for all fees payable.

Standard Search Fees (including Vat)

Fees as of 1 January 2022

  • Standard Search and Enquiries £216.00* (£156.66 + vat +£28.00)
  • Search only (LLC1) £28.00
  • Con29 Enquiries only £188.00 (£156.66 + vat)
  • Optional Enquiries 4 to 22 on Con29O £20.00 each (£16.67 + vat)
  • Own worded Enquiries £34.00 each (£28.33 + vat)
  • Extra Parcels of Land on LLC1 £3.60 each*
  • Extra Parcels of Land on Con29 or Con29O £15.90 each* (£13.25 + vat)
  • Extra Parcels on combined LLC1 and Con29 £19.50 each* (£13.25 + vat + £3.60)

*We reserve the right to charge extra for complex searches or extra parcels.

  • Refresh of a Standard Search £108.00 (£78.33 + vat + £14.00)

Please return the original search results within 6 months of original submission.

Copy documents file pursuant to the Local Land Charges Rules 1977.

  • Planning Decision Notice **£16.00 (£13.33+vat) each
  • plus a one off administration charge of £7.50 (£6.25+vat).
  • Legal Agreements (TPO's, Sec106 and Enforcement Notices) £26.00 (£21.67+vat) each
  • plus a one off administration charge of £7.50 (£6.25+vat)

The admin fee charged is per application site rather than per application.

** Please check the Online Planning Register. Many decision notices are free to download.

  • General correspondence fee £34.00 (£28.33 + vat)
  • Highway extent correspondence fee £48.50 (£40.42 + vat)

Drainage Enquiries:

Please refer to South West Water, Peninsula House, Rydon Lane, Exeter EX2 7HR   Tel:0344 346 2020

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