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Local Land Charges Searches

Land charge searches

How to obtain land and property information held by us, through an Official or Personal Search.

Our Land Charges team provide a comprehensive service to purchasers of property who need, as part of the conveyancing process, to find out about legal charges and notices affecting the property.

Official Searches

An official local search is available from the Local Land Charges Section, based at Loxley House, Nottingham. You can request a search:

If you choose to obtain a search by email please send your cheque, payable to Nottingham City Council through the post to the above address.

Please Note: Official or Personal Searches will not be processed until full payment has been received.  Payment will be taken from Personal Search Agents on the day of the appointment.  If no cheque is available on the day the searches will not be given to the agent until full payment has been received.


Please note our new prices below effective from 1st April 2019. 

Any searches received after 5 pm (17:00 Hrs) on Monday 1st April will be subject to the new fee below.


New fee


£31.00 = No VAT


£85.00 + 20% VAT = £102.00

LLC1 and CON29

£31.00 (NO VAT) + £102.00 (INC. VAT) = £133.00

LLC1 parcel

£1.00 (NO VAT)

CON29R parcel

£7.85 + 20% VAT = £9.42

Question 12

£10.00 + 20% VAT = £12.00

Question 22

£14.00 + 20% VAT = £16.80

All other questions

£5.00 + 20% VAT = £6.00

Solicitors own questions

£10.50 + 20% = £12.60

Expedited fee 

£20.00 (NO VAT)

Expedited only residential

No extra questions

Please Note: We will only cancel Official or Personal  Searches within 24 hours of receipt.

Personal Searches

Personal searches can be undertaken by appointment.

  • Appointment times for Personal Search Agents are available from 9.30am to 11.30am in hour slots
  • Upon booking of a personal search, we will give you the next available appointment, but we will need at least 48 hours notice. You will also need to provide us with the correct address, including the area and if needed supply us with a plan 
  • Payment to be made at the Local Land Charges Section upon arrival. (Cheque payments only to be made payable to Nottingham City Council)
  • If you require any of the Component Data Questions (CON29R) you will need to inform us at the time of booking the search and confirm this with an email

To book personal search appointments and for fee enquiries please contact us on 0115 876 4939 or 0115 876 4389, or email