Local land charges
The Local Land Charges Register contains information relating to charges held against property.
The word charge means any outstanding financial claim, restriction,decision or information which may affect a particular property or parcel of land. These include charges for such services as roads, restrictions such as tree preservation orders, conditions imposed on planning permissions, conservation areas, legal agreements and listed buildings.
If you are planning to buy a house or plot of land, or lease a property, you will need to know whether the authority will charge you for any outstanding or ongoing services, or if there are any of the above restrictions.