How do I request a local land charges search?
By post: you can request your search by completing the LLC1 and/or CON29 Forms and sending them via the post or via the DX if you subscribe to this method of delivery. Your search needs to be accompanied by a plan of the land/property you wish to search and payment by cheque for the appropriate fee. Please refer to our Fees for our current prices.
Our address is as follows: Town Hall, Ingrave Road, Brentwood, Essex CM15 8AY
DX 5001, BRENTWOOD
By electronic means: you can now submit your official search using our Internet site, by completing our online forms and by paying the requisite fees on-line. This service will make requesting your searches more efficient and avoid unnecessary postal delays in terms of the search being received and returned electronically, thereby saving you time.
To submit your search electronically directly to Brentwood, please complete our easy to use Official Search Online Form
Many of our customers currently use NLIS-Hub to submit their searches to us electronically. To find out more about NLIS, please visit their web-site at www.nlis.org.uk. Please be aware that NLIS Hub make a charge for using their facilities and to access their secure web-site, you will need to connect via a Licensed channel provider. Currently, there are three Licensed channels who charge an additional fee for their service.
Official Searches are currently returned within 1-5 working days.