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Personal searches

Rushcliffe follows the Good Practice Guidance for Councils and Personal Searchers Guide‎ (January 2008).

It is the responsibility of the person carrying out the search to identify relevant information and make notes. Council staff can only offer factual clarification on matters.

You can inspect the registers, but you cannot copy this information, using cameras, mobile phones, digital pens or USB memory sticks, as this would breach copyright.

The Register 

The Land Charges Register is electronic and you can access extracts from the register. This is covered in the Good Practice Guidance document, in sections 2.8 and 2.9 (pages 8 and 9).

Booking a Personal Search

A Personal Search is a search of the Local Land Charges Register and is a free service. The Register is computerised and all results are emailed. 

Rushcliffe Borough Council follows the Good Practice Guidance for Councils and Personal Search Guide (January 2018). It is the responsibility of the person carrying out the search to identify relevant information and make notes. Council staff can only offer factual clarification on matters.

You can book a Personal Search appointment by emailing the Land Charges Team at landcharges@Rushcliffe.gov.uk

You will be required to send in 

  • The full postal address
  • A clear plan showing the area to be searched outlined red

The land charges team will book your appointment and email you the appointment date.

You can have one appointment per day (Monday–Thursday) with a maximum of 5 addresses per appointment.

If you require any further assistance please contact 0115 9148513.

Other registers and information available

The Planning Register is available on the website in our planning section.

Basic details of all planning applications from 1974 onwards and planning decisions for planning applications received since January 1991 is available on the Planning Online website

Building Regulations information is available from Building Control by phoning 0115 914 8459.

Roads

Nottinghamshire County Council is responsible for roads, visit Nottinghamshire County Council website or phone 08449 808 080.

Water authority

Severn Trent Water Authority is responsible for watee in this area, visit Severn Trent Water website or phone 0115 971 3550.

Radon

Information about whether a property is affected by radon gas can be obtained from UK Radon or Health Protection Agency‎.

Non-statutory information

Where information is not part of a statutory register, public document or record, we are able to refine and collate the information for you if required. Contact us for more information.