CHARGES FROM 1st APRIL 2023
This guide has been produced to help our customers access CON29 information, giving details of how and where to obtain the relevant answers. Some information is available from Public Registers, although appointments need to be made with the appropriate department.
Local Land Charges Register
An LLC1 Search covers the information held on the Local Land Charges (LLC) Register and can be purchased directly using the Search Request Form, the current fee being £33.00 (Residential) and £51.00 (Commercial) – Non Vatable.
The LLC Register is a public register which may be inspected by anyone wishing to do so. There is no charge for this.
A search of the Local Authority records can help to protect potential purchasers. It lets them know if there are any restrictions, agreements or proposals which may affect the property or land.
The Local Land Charges Register for this Authority is held electronically in the following locations:
- Local Land Charges, Cannock Chase Council, Civic Centre, Beecroft Road, Cannock, Staffordshire WS11 1BG. Telephone: 01543 464636
- Staffordshire County Council, 2 Staffordshire Place, Tipping Street, Stafford ST16 2DH. Telephone: 01785 276595 and 01785 276584.
Planning Public Register
Data held on the above register can be purchased through LLC by using the Search Request Form. The current fee for questions 1.1 (a-i) for residential properties is £7.20 (£6.00 plus £1.20 VAT).
This Register contains details of all Planning Applications and decisions under planning legislation. If you require an appointment to view only the Planning Public Register contact the Planning Section, Development Control on 01543 462621.
Enforcement & Tree Preservation Order Public Registers
Data held on the above registers can be purchased through LLC by using the Search Request Form. The current fee for question 3.9 (a-n) for residential properties is £1.62 each (£1.35 plus £0.27 VAT).
These registers contain Enforcement Notices, Stop Notices, Breach of Condition Notices and Tree Preservation Orders.
For an appointment to view only the Tree Preservation Order Public Register contact the Planning Section, Development Control 01543 462621.
The Enforcement Register is available upon request at the main reception at the Civic Centre.
Please note: Not all the questions under 3.9 on the CON29 will be obtained from Public Registers.
Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)
Cannock Chase Council have a CIL charging schedule. The current fee for questions 3.10 (a-h) is £2.04 (£1.70 plus £0.34 VAT).
Assets of Community Value
There is no fee for questions 3.15 (a (i)-(v) & b (i-iii). Refer to the Cannock Chase Council Website:
Staffordshire County Council is responsible for all adopted highways within Cannock Chase District.
To obtain details of adopted highways information held in the public register you will need to contact Staffordshire County Council, 2 Staffordshire Place, Tipping Street, Stafford ST16 2DH. Telephone: 01785 276595 and 01785 276584.
Please contact Staffordshire County Council direct for answers to the relevant CON29 questions under 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.6, 3.7e & g and 3.12
To purchase a reply directly from Staffordshire County Council complete a Highway Search Enquiry Form obtained from www.staffordshire.gov.uk. A fee will be charged for this information.
The relevant CON29 question, 1.2 can be purchased through LLC by using the Search Request Form. The current fee for residential properties is £5.34 (£4.45 plus £0.89 VAT).
The Local Plan can be viewed in hard copy at the main reception at the Civic Centre or obtained from www.cannockchasedc.gov.uk/planning
Contaminated Land Register
Data held on the above register can be purchased through LLC by using the Search Request Form. The current fee for question 3.13 (a-c) for residential properties is £1.32 each (£1.10 plus £0.22 VAT).
Information regarding the Contaminated Land Register can be obtained from Environmental Health, on 01543 462621.
There are several ways to obtain radon gas information:
The relevant CON29 question, 3.14 can be purchased through LLC by using the Search Request Form. The current fee for residential properties is £1.32 (£1.10 plus £0.22 VAT)
Searches can be carried out via the UK Radon website, www.ukradon.org and the Health Protection Agency (HPA) website, www.hpa.org.uk/radiation. A fee will be charged for this service.
All the remaining questions on the CON29 can only be purchased through LLC by using the Search Request Form. Please refer to the request form for details of the individual fees.
Complete Local Authority Residential Search
To purchase a full Residential Search (LLC1 & CON29) the current fee is £107.40
LLC1 £33.00 Non Vatable
CON29 £74.40 (£62.00 plus £12.40 VAT)
Commercial Searches are also catered for in the same way. Please refer to the Search Request Form for details of the individual fees.
Complete Local Authority Commercial Search
To purchase a full Commercial Search (LLC1 & CON29) the current fee is £199.80
LLC1 £51.00 Non Vatable
CON29 £148.80 (£124.00 plus £24.80 VAT)
Note: To ensure fairness to all our customers, individual CON29 enquiries will be dealt with the same as a full Local Authority Search and payment must be made at the time of making a request for information.
Other useful Contacts
The Local Authority is not responsible for maintaining public sewers/water supply records.
If you wish to purchase CON29DW drainage and water search contact Severn Trent Searches on 0115 971 3550 web link www.severntrentsearches.com. A fee will be charged for this information.
Please do not hesitate to contact anyone in the team for assistance.
Local Land Charges Team Tel: 01543 464636
Cannock Chase District Council Civic Centre
Beecroft Road Cannock Staffs.