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Apply for a local authority search

You can apply for a Local Authority Search by:

  • post or email. Post or email to us forms LLC1 and CON29, including 2 copies of a plan clearly showing edged red, the property or land that requires searching. You can also apply for just an LLC1 or a CON29 separately if required. These forms are available from solicitors or any legal stationers. Use form CON29O if you need to ask a wider variety of questions
  • electronically: You can submit your search request through the National Land Information Service (NLIS) website
  • local search request form

You can also apply for a search. You will need to provide a copy of a plan clearly showing edged red, the property or land that requires searching.

Drainage searches

Wessex Water looks after drainage searches. If you want to search their records, please contact their searches section directly on 01225 526206 or email: contactus@wessexsearches.co.uk.

Fees 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021

Costs includes Vat unless exempt

  • LLC1 - £9 (exempt)
  • CON29 - £114.00
  • full search - £123.00

Optional extras

  • CON290, each question - £8.64
  • each additional parcel of land - £12.36
  • solicitor’s own enquiry - £12.36
  • standalone CON290 questions - £8.64

Ways to pay

Internet banking

Use your internet banking service to make a payment to us. Quote 'LC' followed by the first line of the address and the post code.

Our bank details are:
Account name: SWT General Account
Account number: 70853673
Sort Code: 60 – 80 – 06

By phone

If you have a debit or credit card, use our 24/7 automated phone payment service on 0300 304 8000. Quote 'LC' followed by the first line of the address and the post code.