Local authority fees

VAT payments on CON29 and CON29O search fees

VAT, at the standard rate of 20 per cent, is now payable on CON29 and CON29O enquiries. This change came into effect on 1 January 2017.

Our fees

Our fees are set in line with government legislation which came into force in April 2009. We have identified fees where appropriate for certain questions. The published fees are subject to any change in VAT status.

Search and enquiry fees from April 2019


Net fee

Vat amount

Gross fee





LLC1 Additional Parcels £3.50




CON29 Enquiries




CON29 Additional parcels  




CON29O Optional Enquiries Q.4-21 




CON29 Optional Enquiry Q22.1 & 22.2




Non-Standard Question     




Admin fee for part CON29 and CON29O*




*There is a one-off admin fee of £12.00 for part CON29 and CON29O questions.

What is an LLC1?

The LLC1 is a form used to apply for a search of the local land charges register. It also contains the 'Official Certificate of Search' which is signed by the council once the search is completed.

What is a CON29?

Information on CON29 data.