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.

Costs includes VAT unless exempt

  • LLC1 - £9 (exempt)
  • CON29 - £106.80
  • full search - £115.80

Optional extras

  • CON290, each question - £8.40
  • each additional parcel of land - £12
  • solicitor’s own enquiry - £12
  • standalone CON290 questions - £8.40

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.