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Delays in planning services

We are experiencing high numbers of planning applications and requests for pre-application advice and currently have limited staffing resources. We apologise for any delays in responses to emails and calls. Find out more, including what measures we have in place to overcome these challenges.

Notes on completing a search application form

For simplicity Leicester Land Charges have created their own Search Application Form. This is a shortened version of the LLC1 and Con29R forms and contains all the information required to complete a search.

The boxes should be completed as follows:

  • BOX B - Details of the property/land to be searched against.
  • BOX C – Details of any other adjacent and adjoining roads that you wish to be searched against, in reply to question 2.
  • BOX D – Details of where the completed search should be returned to and the fee submitted.

If you wish to ask any of the additional questions, these are priced at £18 (inc. £3 VAT) each for questions 4 – 22 and for your own question. Please select which questions you require answers to and submit the extra fee.


  • LLC1 - £15
  • Con29R for residential property - £90 (inc £15 VAT)
  • Con29R for commercial property - £135 (inc £22.50 VAT) 
  • LLC1 extra parcel of land - £1
  • Con29R extra parcel of land - £18 (inc £3 VAT) 
  • Con29O questions 4 - 22 - £18 (inc £3 VAT)
  • Additional question not in the Con29 - £18 (inc £3 VAT)

Send the completed form to:

  • Local land charges, Legal services, Leicester City Council, 4th Floor, Rutland Wing, Leicester, LE1 1FZ

Enclosing a cheque for the correct fee, made payable to Leicester City Council.

The Local Authority Search will be undertaken and then a Certificate (LLC1) signed and dated by the authority will be returned to you, together with replies to all the enquiries in part 1 (CON 29R).

If you would like your search returned via e mail, please enter your E-Mail address on the form.

If your application is urgent please submit it via email to with a signed undertaking to forward the relevant fees as soon as possible (Note: the search will not be returned until fees have been received).

Further information/questions