Land Charges

Register of charges against properties and land within the Vale of Glamorgan.


The purpose of a Local Search is to supply the homebuyer with information about the property they may be buying. The homebuyer would inform their solicitor acting for them to proceed with the Local Search. 


Viewing Land Charge Information during Covid-19

To inspect land charge information at the Records Management Unit, please contact us in advance:

  • 01446 709418



Local Searches can be received by the Council in three ways:

  • Computerised searches via NLIS Providers
  • Postal
  • Direct Exchange


The turnaround time for a Local Search is an average of 5 to 10 working days.


Please note: All searches are now subject to VAT (20%) on the total fee of the CON29R & O enquiries only



  • 1. Full Access to Information - CON29R Raw Data Search (Code RA1)

    Responses to every question on the CON29R can be obtained by contacting the Local Land Charges section.

  • 2. Access to Information - CON29R Raw Data Search (without Planning and Highways Register)(Code RA2)

    Alternatively, information relating to (Q1.1(a) to (e) Planning and 2(a) Highways) can be obtained free of charge direct from the relevant department (see ‘Miscellaneous Information’ below for contacts). Remaining responses to the CON29 raw data will be provided by Local Land Charges. 
  • 3. Statutory Personal Search Service (Code PE1)

    Free inspection of the land charges register can be arranged by appointment only.  Telephone 01446 709418/420.

  • 4. Full LLC1 and CON29R Search

    This search is available via the National Land Information Service website


    National Land Information Service


    or direct from one of the following NLIS channels or or


    Searches can also be submitted on paper forms. 

    We do not offer an electronic submission via our website at present.




Access to Information Procedure

CON29R Raw Data Searches (RA1 and RA2) - Initial enquiries should be made of the Land Charges section and dependent on the extent / nature of the information required, this can be provided by means of a tailored report (comprising the fees shown in the attached schedule).


Please telephone the appropriate Sections to view entries in the Planning and Highways register or for Environmental Health queries (see ‘Miscellaneous Information’ for contact and location details).

Fees and Payments

Full LLC1 and Con29 Search: £125.00

LLC1: £6.00

CON29O enquiries 4 to 21: £11.00 each.

Enquiry 22: £14.00.


Inspection of local charges information at RMU by appointment - no charge.



Please note to pay land charges online select 'other income' from the main menu.


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Planning / Highways

  • 01446 704600

Drainage Enquiries

  • 01443 331155


Environmental Health

  • 01446 709804

Common Land and Town and Village Green

  • 01446 709417/8


To inspect land charge information at the Records Management Unit please contact:


Record Management Unit (RMU)

Barry Leisure Centre

Greenwood Street


CF63 4JJ

  • 01446 709418/420