Local Land Charges

Local land charges search fees as from 1st April, 2017:

The following information relates to the costs of requesting local land charges searches:

LLC1 Certificate

From 30th July 2022 South Staffordshire Council no longer provides LLC1 searches, this service transferred to HMLR and went LIVE on 11th August 2022.

Please access the new HMLR digital service on their website.

For more information please visit our website.


One or first parcel of land £108.00 inc VAT

  • Each additional parcel £18.00 inc VAT

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Printed enquiry (each) £18.00 inc VAT

  • Limestone report £24.00 inc VAT

Any additional enquiry the Council is willing to answer (a minimum fee of £20.00 should be submitted with the search application - any additional fee to be invoiced later). AT COST

Building Regulation Environmental Information


Submitting a Local Search and Payment Options

Land charges services are delivered in partnership with Lichfield District Council.

From April 1st 2017, some of the Local Land Charges search fees will be subject to VAT, but not all, so please take a look at the charging schedule. A VAT receipt will be issued.

Please Note:

  1. Landfill enquiries should be sent direct to the Environment Agency - tel no:(01543) 444141.
  2. Drainage agreements and consents - all enquiries regarding drainage matters should be sent direct to:
    Local Sewerage Undertaker
    Severn Trent Water Limited
    Severn Trent Searches
    P.O. Box 6187
    NG5 1LE (or DX 723860 Nottingham 43).

    Payment is required in advance - for details of the fee telephone (0115) 962 7269 or email: searches@severntrent.co.uk
  3. Staffordshire County Council advises that a postcode should be provided with every search request. Failure to provide a postcode could delay the processing of your search to the County Council.
  4. Please click here for Land Charges Search Response Times

A plan defining the boundaries of the land to be searched on is required with all searches, without exception.

Personal Search (Search of the Local Land Charges Register only) - Free of Charge

Schedule of register/information for local enquiries search property information

Local Land Charges Cost Statement issued under Section 9 of The Local Authorities (England) (Charges for Property Searches) Regulations, 2008

Other pages in the section

Changes to our Local Land Charges Register

As part of a Government initiative HM Land Registry is working with South Staffordshire Council to improve conveyancing

COVID-19 - Local Land Charges Register

Personal searches of the Local land charges register COVID-19


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