Fees and payment methods

How much and how to pay

Basic fees

These fees are valid until 31st March 2025.

  • Full local search - LLC1 and CON29 - £65 (£15 per extra parcel)
  • LLC1 only - £10 (£8 per extra parcel)
  • CON29 only - £55
  • Optional questions £7 each

Please note if the search is for land/property within Exmoor National Park the following basic fees apply

  • Full local search - LLC1 and CON29 - £89 (£17 per extra parcel)
  • LLC1 only - £14 (£9 per extra parcel)
  • CON29 only - £75
  • CON29O Optional questions £8 each

After 13 years of no increases for the standard search fee there has been a slight increase from 1st April 2024. See the full list of fees applicable from the 1st April 2024  for details. The LLC1 fees have not increased nor have the individual CON29 question fees.

Document Copies

Please use the mapping and/or planning application search as many documents, such as Section 106 agreements (listed as a document against a planning application) and Tree Preservation Orders, can be downloaded for free. Many Enforcement Notices are also viewable in the mapping and/or planning application search sections of our website.

If you can’t find the document you require we can provide you with a copy for a fee of £26.80 (inc. VAT) per document.

You can request and pay for the document/s by using our self-service form or we can issue you with an invoice number that can be used to pay online or by BACS.

Please note if you require a planning application decision notice that is not available on the website your request should be made to planning@northdevon.gov.uk

Payment methods

By BACS, online credit or debit card payment - please email your search request to landcharges@northdevon.gov.uk first so that we can email you the details and the invoice number to quote to be able to make the payment. Please do not make payment before you are given an invoice number.

By cheque - made payable to North Devon Council, sent for the attention of the Land Charges team at Lynton House, Commercial Road, Barnstaple, EX31 1DG