**Due to essential maintenance, the Local Land Charges Direct portal will be unavailable on Wednesday 9th August 2023. Normal service should resume the next working day. We apologise for any inconvenience caused**

Local Land Charges Direct provides a fully electronic, flexible official search service connecting users directly to land and property information held by Dartford Borough Council. As a fully electronic service, we no longer accept paper copies of the prescribed forms or cheques as payment.

Create an account and submit your searches via the portal, direct to the Local Land Charges Team.  Your search will then be returned to you via the portal making it easy, economical and expedited!

Official Searches:

Local Land Charges Direct offers users the following advantages

Direct Access:

  • From any web browser direct to and from the Local Land Charges team
  • No third party go-betweens
  • No add-on transaction fees


  • Intelligent web forms
  • Step by step process captures correct information
  • Pick addresses from the Council's central database
  • Upload a scanned plan of the extent - no online drawing
  • Get downloadable response document
  • No paper
  • No printing
  • No post


  Land Charges Direct TM Group / NLIS Channels
LLC1 £60 (from April 1st 2023) A minimum cost of at least the Local Authority search plus transaction fees
Con29 (Residential) £100 (from April 1st 2023) A minimum cost of at least the Local Authority search plus tranaction fees

For more fee information please see our Current Fees

Personal Searches:

Local Land Charges Direct provides a service creating a Complied Personal Search of the Local Land Charges Register .

Information Provided

  • A copy of the Register
  • A Ordnance Survey Map of the Search Extent

There is a compilation fee of £5.50 payable on order.

Con29R Unrefined information

You can order Component Data from Local Land Charges Direct. Simply select Questions 3.7, 3.9 when ordering your Complied Search of the Local Land Charges Register

There is a fee of £5.50 payable on order. for more information please see Fees for CON29R Data

Other information:


The system is not designed for dealing with cancellations; If you delete a search from your login to Public Access for Land Charges before its completed you will still receive the results and be charged.

If you need to cancel a search, please contact the Property Information team on (01322) 343281 or Online: Contact the Property Information Team

If work has started on processing a Local Land Charges Search a refund will not be given.


Public Access for local Land Charges takes most payments from a users Credit or Debit Card in line with council procedures BACS payments are dealt with council procedures. Should a refund be required, all refunds of payments are made directly back onto the original card used or back to the bank account.