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Land and Property Enquiries

CON29 Highway search – Local Authority Search

A local authority search and a local land charge search are two different names for the same thing. They are a two-part search carried out when property or land is valued, purchased or leased.

A highway search is offered to personal search companies and private individuals.

Should you require highways information relating to a particular property or piece of land, we operate a fast and efficient personal search service delivered by a team of officers trained to interpret highways records and keep in constant contact with those responsible for instigating proposals to the highway network within Worcestershire.

Fees

An expedited service for CON29 enquiries

We now offer an expedited service for CON29 enquiries. If you require this service we will attempt to return all enquiries within 48 working hours if for reasons beyond our control this cannot be achieved within the 48 hours a full refund of the extra fee will be made.

Normal service for CON29 enquiries

We will aim to return searches within 10 working days, but please be aware that this may take longer and no responsibility with regards to the purchase of a property will be taken by Worcestershire County Council.
 

As from 1 April 2022 our standard fees for CON29 questions 2.1 to 3.12 will increase to £38.06 and the optional question 4b will increase to £11.75.

(Please note that 20% VAT is applied to these fees and totals £45.67 for questions 2.1 (a-d) to 3.12 and £14.10 for the Optional question 4b, incl. VAT respectively)

Our expedited fees will be:

  • Part 1 - £57.09 + VAT
  • Part 2 - £17.63 + VAT

Apply

To apply for a CON29 Highway search please click the link below and follow the online application process. Please note that:

  • you will be asked to identify the property or land in question, highlighted on a plan which will need to be uploaded and submitted with your application
  • payment is taken at the point of order via credit or debit card

Apply for a CON29 Highway Search