Fees Payable from 1 April 2021

Fee increase

Please note that from 1st April 2021 our Local Land Charges Search and CON29 fees will increase.

Local Land Charges searches are an important part of the conveyancing process. The results of local searches will inform potential purchasers about essential information that a local authority might hold about a property.

Rother District Council’s Local Land Charges team process local searches on land and property within the Rother District.

1 April 2021 Fee Schedule

Please note the fees shown below include VAT that is applicable to CON29 enquiries.

Most Frequently Requested Information

ServiceFee

Full Search – Forms LLC1 and CON 29R

£136.00

Form LLC1 only

£22.00

Form CON 29R only

£114.00

Each optional enquiry in Form CON 29O

£22.80

Each additional enquiry

£21.60

Each additional parcel of land – LLC1 and CON 29R

£13.40

Each additional parcel of land – LLC1 only

£5.00

Each additional parcel of land – CON 29R only

£8.40

Full List of Fees

(excluding fees for individual CON 29R enquiries which are listed in the next table below)

ServiceFee

Inspection of documents filed under Rule 10 in respect of each parcel of land

Price on application

Official Search in any one part of the Register

£5.00

Fee in respect of each additional parcel of land included in the same requisition (whether the requisition is for a search in the whole or any part of the Register)

£5.00

Personal Search of the whole or any part of the Register

No charge

Official Search of the Local Land Charges Register (including issue of an official certificate of search) in respect of one parcel of land in the whole of the Register

£22.00

Form CON 29R (Enquiries of the Local Authority)

£114.00

Each additional parcel of land included in Form CON 29R

£8.40

Each enquiry in Form CON 29O (Optional Enquiries of the Local Authority)

£22.80

Each additional enquiry

£21.60

Fees for Individual CON 29R Enquiries

This table includes only those enquiries which are usually answered by a district council. Any enquiries not listed below are answered by East Sussex County Council. If you require replies to the highway enquiries, please contact the County Council’s Highways Land Information Team on 01273 482316 or by emailing highwaysearches@eastsussex.gov.uk.

EnquiryDescriptionFeeFurther details

1.1 (a-i)

Planning History

£0.00

1.1 (j – l)

Building Regulations

£8.40 

1.2

Planning Designations and Proposals

£3.60 

3.1

Land Required for Public Purposes

£2.40 

3.5 (a,b)

Nearby Railway Schemes

£3.60

This enquiry is also answered by East Sussex County Council

3.7

Outstanding Notices

£18.00

This enquiry is also answered by East Sussex County Council

3.8

Contravention of Building Regulations

£7.20 

3.9

Notices, Orders, Directions and Proceedings under Planning Acts

£7.20

The replies given relate to matters being handled by Rother D C only.

3.10Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)£14.40

 

 

3.11 (a,b)

Conservation Area

£3.60 

3.12

Compulsory Purchase

£7.20

This enquiry is also answered by East Sussex County Council

3.13 (a,b,c)

Contaminated Land

£3.60 
3.14Radon Gas£3.60 
3.15Assets of Community Vale£14.40Details can be found at www.rother.gov.uk/Communityassets