Local Land Charges
The Authority has a statutory duty under the Local Land
Charges Act 1975 to maintain a Register of Local Land Charges
affecting land and property within the District.
The Local Land Charges section carries out Local
Authority Searches, covered by the Act, guaranteeing
comprehensive replies to forms LLC1 and CON29 enquiries.
As an Authority we are committed to providing a quality
service to the residents and businesses of the District. In
short the local authority search service prides itself on providing
you with access to authoritative data.
How do we do this?
- Researching, maintaining and interrogating
authoritative data using up-to-date technology
- Direct access to the originating departments / Authorities
Who does this?
- Our well trained, experienced staff who have extensive local
- If we come across any significant problems we will contact
- If a delay is identified we will contact you
How long does it take?
95% of all searches are currently completed
within 4 to 5 working days from the date of
A Refresh Service is available on a Local Authority full
Areas Covered – a broad guide
The area administrated by South Lakeland District
Council has a complex. boundary . As a guide - to the East parishes
of Sedbergh, Garsdale & Dent (within the Yorkshire Dales
National Park); South-West to the Barrow-in-Furness boundry and
North extending to the Langdale Fell and Whinfell (in
part within the Lake District National Park); and South
including parishes of Arnside and Burton-in-Kendal.
English Heritage Listings
The National Heritage List for England is an
online database which brings together information on all
nationally designated heritage assets in one place for the first
We value your comments to help us improve our service.
Please contact our office if you have any issues you wish to
Land Charge Section,
South Lakeland House,