Fees and charges for local land charge searches

This page details the fees and charges for local land search charges.


A 10% discount is offered for all electronic search submission and returns.  Please email (angela_price@sandwell.gov.uk) with the property address and your telephone number and we will contact you for payment.  Once we are in receipt of your payment, we will email your completed search back to you.

If you submit 25 or more local authority residential searches electronically within one calendar month, we will be able to offer you a discount of 18% per search deposited.  If you are interested in taking up this offer, please contact us for further details.

Fees and charges

Here is a guide on the current charges.

Full Residential Local Authority Searches only: Planning and Building Regulation approvals are attached free of charge. Copies of any of the above copy documents can also be provided free of charge upon request. Note: Searches will not be processed without the correct fee being paid. You can pay be credit of debit card by telephoning 0121 569 4067 or 3256. Or you can pay by cheque - made payable to 'Sandwell MBC'.