Land Charges and Personal Searches

Local Authority Land Charges Search (LLC)

Local Land Charges register has transferred to HMLR. We do not provide the LLC1 part of the search but do provide responses to the Con29 and Con290 searches.

Search for local land charges (LLC1)

Search for local land charges on GOV.UK

Search for CON29 and CON29O

This search is for:

  • Compulsory Purchase Orders (CPO)
  • proposed Tree Preservation Orders (TPO)
  • many informal notices under planning and highways laws not found on any register.
  • road proposals or schemes (including road widening).
  • proposed enforcement action or breach of conditions notices.

The CON 29O (Optional Enquiries) covers:  

  • adverts
  • pipelines
  • environmental health
  • common land

Apply for CON29 and CON29O through National Land Information Service (NLIS) conveyancers


Apply for CON29 and CON29O through TM group


You can email your forms to they should include:

  • the correct postal address (including postcode)
  • an up to date scale plan showing the extent and location of the land subject of the search, clearly edged in red.

Payment should be made by:

  • Cheque - payable to Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
  • BACS - please contact Land Charges for details.

If you have questions about individual CON29 searches contact us at

Search Fees

Con29 & Con29O Search requests are subject to VAT at 20%. 


 Existing Fees:   

 VAT @ 20%   

 Total Fee:    





CON29O questions 4-21




CON29O question 22 




CON29R (extra parcels of land)




Other types of searches you may need

  • Drainage Water Searches - contact Thames Water Utilities Ltd on 0118 925 1504 or email
  • Land Registry Searches for ownership of property - contact the HM Land Registry at Leicester on 0300 006 0411 or visit the Land Registry website.