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Land charges - personal searches

A personal search is an inspection of the local land charges register from which notes can be made.

Appointments to view the register can be made Monday to Friday between the hours of 10am and 12 noon and 2 – 4pm, Monday to Friday at the council offices at Badminton Road, Yate. Please contact us to make an appointment by telephoning 01454 863060.

We will require the following information:

  • the name and address of the person or company wishing to carry out the inspection of the local land charges register
  • the address/description of the property or land against which the personal search is to be made
  • clear ordnance survey plans showing the property outlined must be emailed to locallandcharges@southglos.gov.uk (after the appointment has been confirmed)
  • if Con29R information is required, please state selected item’s on the initial appointment

Once your appointment has been confirmed we must receive clear Ordnance Survey plans showing the property outlined. These can be emailed to us. If plans are not received promptly, your appointment may have to be rescheduled.

Charges are currently held in a combination of electronic and paper format.

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