Fees and charges

Cheshire East - Local Land Charges - fees

In accordance with HMRC requirements the fees and charges will be as follows from 5.30pm on 31 March 2017:-  

Standard local search – residential properties ***

Residential properties local search fees
Charge typeFee
LLC1 and Con 29R £85.00
Any additional parcels £32.60 each
Con 29O(Questions 4-21) £14.40 each
Con 29O (Question 22) £24.60
Expedited Search ** (LLC1 and Con 29R only)  £118.00

Standard local search – commercial properties/land***

Commercial properties local search fees
Charge typeFee
LLC1 and Con 29R £146.00
Any additional parcels   £32.60 each
Con 29O (questions 4-21) £14.40 each
Con 29O (question 22) £24.60
Expedited search ** (LLC1 and Con 29R only) £179.00

Others

LLC1 only

  • Certificate of search £30.00
  • Any additional parcels £5.00 each
  • Each question / enquiry arising from LLC1 only report £30.00

Con 29R only

  • Residential Properties £55.00
  • Any additional parcels £27.60 each
  • Commercial properties / land £116.00
  • Any additional parcels £27.60 each
  • Each question / enquiry arising from Con 29 only report £55.00

Con 29 optional questions

(submitted without a full search)

  • administration fee – per search £15.00
  • Questions 4 -21 £14.40 each
  • Question 22 £24.60

Additional solicitor enquiries

  • (submitted with full search) £44.10
  • (submitted without full search) £59.10

Searches within Peak Park

*search will include Cheshire East Council and Peak District National Park Information

Standard local search – residential properties

  • LLC1 and CON 29R £109.20

Standard local search – commercial properties / land

  • LLC1 and CON 29R £170.20

CON 29R only

  • Residential properties £68.20
  • Commercial properties / land £129.20

Others 

  • LLC1 Only (Certificate of search) £41.00

Please note additional CON290 questions within Peak District are £18.00 each.

Definitions:

**Expedited search - We guarantee to return your search within 24hours on the next working day or we will refund you the difference between the cost of the expedited and the standard search. This search will be carried out by a dedicated staff resource devoted to completing expedited searches.  

***Residential - This is for a search of one residential property and the associated domestic garden and any allocated parking space.

***Commercial - This is for a search on any other property or land eg an empty field, a working farm with land, a shop or office unit, a development site for residential where the houses have not been built or a commercial premises.

Contact us

Land Charges
Cheshire East Council



01270 686787

DX no: 725221 Crewe 8

Municipal Buildings
Earle Street
Crewe
Cheshire
CW1 2BJ

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