Somerset County Council

Apply for a land charge search


To fulfil the access requirements set out in the Communities and Local Government's Good Practice Guidance for Local Authorities and Personal Searchers, we provide a collated response to relevant CON 29 enquiries that we can answer.

We are the highway authority for the districts in Somerset and hold information about the status and extent of the highways in Somerset. 

Before submitting an enquiry please read the 'Access to Information Required for a Local Enquiries Search' which lists the information available free of charge.

Solicitors and personal search companies can submit a highways only search directly to us. 

To apply, fill in the Local enquiries application form. Applications are processed under the Environmental Information Regulations 2004.

For all the documents referred to in this section please go to Information and Resources area.

We aim to return search enquiries within 20 working days. You can get a faster search using an official search from the relevant district council.
The fees are detailed in the Local enquiries application form.


Contact: Land Charges
Address: Somerset County Council, County Hall, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 4DY
Phone: 01823 356003
Fax: 01823 356114
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm, Saturday and Sunday closed.

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