Search fees and charges
The turnaround time for official searches is approximately 20 working days.
LLC1 and CON 29R
Basic Official Search - £97.30 - this includes £15.18
payable to Essex Highways on behalf of Essex County Council for reply to the Highways enquiries.
Optional Enquiries - numbers 4 to 21 inclusive - £12 each - a £18 administration fee is payable if any optional enquiries are raised separately.
Optional Enquiry number 22 - Common Land, Town and Village Green - £16.80 - this fee is charged by Essex County Council to provide the information. NB A £18 administration fee is payable if Optional Enquiry No 22 is raised separately.
Solicitor's additional enquiries - £24 each
We are unable to reply to enquiries relating to Highway matters. Please refer your enquiry to County Highways using the contact details below.
Extra parcel of land - £17.60 per parcel
Personal search of the Local Land Charges Register only - free of charge
If refined CON 29R data is required, these enquiries will still be chargeable (see below).
Certificate only - £23.50 each
Copy of search - £15
Copy of LLC1 certificate only - £10
CON 29R only - £73.80 each
Copy of CON 29 search - £15
Building control package Q.1. f-h, 3.7.a and 3.8
Price - £3.70 (or £0.74 per enquiry)
Planning package Q. 3.1, 3.5, 3.9 a-n, 3.10b, 3.11
Price - £13.20 (or £0.73 per enquiry)
Environmental health package Q3.7 b-d and f
Price - £6.85 (or £1.71 per enquiry)
Highways Q.2 a-d, 3.2, 3.4 a-f, 3.6a-l, 3.7 e
This information should be requested from Mouchel
Drainage Q.3.3 a-b
This information should be requested from Thames Water
Price - £23.75 - total fee for all chargeable CON 29 enquiries available through Epping Forest District Council
For detailed information relating to the breakdown of the fees, please see the document below:
Payment and contact information
All payments must be by cheque and payable to Epping Forest District Council (EFDC), and sent to the council at the address below.