CON29 Enquiries of Local Authority

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Question 1. Planning and Building Regulations

1.1. Planning and Building Decisions and Pending Applications

Which of the following relating to the property have been granted, issued or refused or (where applicable) are the subject of pending applications -

  1. a planning permission
  2. a listed building consent
  3. a conservation area consent
  4. a certificate of lawfulness of existing use or development
  5. a certificate of lawfulness of proposed use or development
  6. a certificate of lawfulness of proposed works for listed buildings
  7. a heritage partnership agreement
  8. a listed building consent order
  9. a local listed building consent order?

Statutory Register. Available free of charge direct from Development Control Planning Services or

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  1. building regulations approval
  2. a building regulation completion certificate
  3. any building regulations certificate or notice issued in respect of work carried out under a competent person self-certification scheme?

Non-statutory information. Direct from Building Control Partnership

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Question 1.2. Planning Designations and Proposals

What designations of land use for the property or the area, and what specific proposals for the property, are contained in any existing or proposed development plan?

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Question 2. Roads and Public Rights of Way

2.1 Which of the roads, footways and footpaths named in the application for this search (via boxes B and C) are:

  1. highways maintainable at public expense
  2. subject to adoption and, supported by a bond or bond waiver
  3. to be made up by a local authority who will reclaim the cost from the frontagers
  4. to be adopted by a local authority without reclaiming the cost from the frontagers?

Public Information and Non-statutory information available direct from Kent County Council, Highway Definition Team, Contact Centre on 03000 418181; email: highwaydefinitionsearches@kent.gov.uk,

or write to:

Kent County Council Highways and Transportation,
Ashford Highways Depot,
Ist Floor, Javelin Way,
Henwood Industrial Estate,
Ashford,
Kent, TN24 8AD, enclosing a location plan (location plan required for highway boundary definitions).

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Public rights of way

2.2. Is any public right of way which abuts on, or crosses the property, shown on a definitive map or revised definitive map?

2.3. Are there any pending applications to record a public right of way that abuts, or crosses the property, on a definitive map or revised definitive map?

2.4. Are there any legal orders to stop up, divert, alter or create a public right of way which abuts, or crosses the property not yet implemented or shown on a definitive map?

2.5. If so, please attach a plan showing the approximate route.

Statutory Register and Non-statutory information available direct from Kent County:

email: land.searches@kent.gov.uk,

post: Countryside Access Team, Kent County Council,
Invicta House,
County Hall,
Maidstone,
Kent ME14 1XX.

DX:123694 Maidstone 6, telephone: 03000 413331

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Other Matters

Apart from matters entered on the registers of local land charges, do any of the following matters apply to the property? If so, how can copies of relevant documents be obtained?

Question 3.1. Land required for Public Purposes

Is the property included in land required for public purposes?

Available free of charge direct from Policy Section, Planning Services or

Available direct from Kent County Council, Highway Definition Team, Contact Centre on 0300 418181; email: highwaydefinitionsearches@kent.gov.uk

or write to:

Kent County Council Highways and Transportation,
Ashford Highways Depot,
Ist Floor, Javelin Way,
Henwood Industrial Estate,
Ashford,
Kent, TN24 8AD,
enclosing a location plan (location plan required for highway boundary definitions).

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Question 3.2. Land to be acquired for Road Works

Is the property included in land to be acquired for road works?

Non-statutory information.

Available free of charge direct from Policy Section, Planning Services or

Available direct from Kent County Council, Highway Definition Team, Contact Centre on 0300 418181; email: highwaydefinitionsearches@kent.gov.uk,

or write to:

Kent County Council Highways and Transportation,
Ashford Highways Depot,
Ist Floor, Javelin Way,
Henwood Industrial Estate,
Ashford,
Kent, TN24 8AD, enclosing a location plan (location plan required for highway boundary definitions).

Please contact the County Council direct for details of their fees

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Question 3.3. Drainage Matters

  1. Is the property-served by a sustainable urban drainage system (SuDS)
  2. Are there SuDS features within the boundary of the property? If yes, is the owner responsible for maintenance
  3. If the property benefits from a SuDS for which there is a charge, who bills the property for the surface water drainage charge?

Contained within relevant planning permission - No further information available, please also consider information held by the vendor and the water drainage provider or relevant management company.

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Question 3.4. Nearby Road Schemes

Is the property (or will it be) within 200 metres of any of the following -:

  1. the centre line of a new trunk road or special road specified in any order, draft order or scheme
  2. the centre line of a proposed alteration or improvement to an existing road involving construction of a subway, underpass, flyover, footbridge, elevated road or dual carriageway
  3. the outer limits of construction works for a proposed alteration or improvement to an existing road, involving
    1. construction of a roundabout (other than a mini roundabout) or
    2. widening by construction of one or more additional traffic lanes
  4. the outer limits of
    1. construction of a new road to be built by a local authority
    2. an approved alteration or improvement to an existing road involving construction of a subway, underpass, flyover, footbridge, elevated road or dual carriageway
    3. construction of a roundabout (other than a mini roundabout) or widening by construction of one or more additional traffic lanes
  5. the centre line of the proposed route of a new road under proposals published for public consultation or
  6. the outer limits of
    1. construction of a proposed alteration or improvement to an existing road involving construction of a subway, underpass, flyover, footbridge, elevated road or dual carriageway
    2. construction of a roundabout (other than a mini roundabout)
    3. widening by construction of one or more additional traffic lanes, under proposals published for public consultation?

Public Information and Non-statutory information available direct from Kent County Council, Highway Definition Team, Contact Centre on 0300 418181; email: highwaydefinitionsearches@kent.gov.uk

or write to:

Kent County Council Highways and Transportation,
Ashford Highways Depot,
Ist Floor, Javelin Way,
Henwood Industrial Estate,
Ashford,
Kent, TN24 8AD

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Question 3.5. Nearby Railway Schemes

  1. Is the property (or will it be) within 200 metres of the centre line of a proposed railway, tramway, light railway or monorail?
  2. Are there are any proposals for a railway, tramway, light railway or monorail within the Local Authority's boundary?

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Question 3.6. Traffic Schemes

Has a local authority approved but not yet implemented any of the following for the roads, footways and footpaths (which are named in Boxes B and C and are within 200 metres of the boundaries of the property-

  1. permanent stopping up or diversion
  2. waiting or loading restrictions
  3. one way driving
  4. prohibition of driving
  5. pedestrianisation
  6. vehicle width or weight restriction
  7. traffic calming works including road humps
  8. residents parking controls
  9. minor road widening or improvement
  10. pedestrian crossings
  11. cycle tracks
  12. bridge building?

Non-statutory information available direct from Kent County Council, Highway Definition Team, Contact Centre on 0300 418181; email: highwaydefinitionsearches@kent.gov.uk

or write to:

Kent County Council Highways and Transportation,
Ashford Highways Depot,
Ist Floor, Javelin Way,
Henwood Industrial Estate,
Ashford,
Kent, TN24 8AD,

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Question 3.7. Outstanding Notices

Do any statutory notices which relate to the following matters subsist in relation to the property other than those revealed in a response to any other enquiry in this Schedule:–

  1. building works
  2. environment
  3. health and safety
  4. housing
  5. highways
  6. public health
  7. flood and coastal erosion risk management?

Non-statutory information 3.7 (a) - (d) and (f)-(g) available direct from Land Charges via CON29 Tailored Report (fee of £8)

Non-statutory information 3.7 (e). Direct from Kent County Council,
Highway and Transportation,
Ashford Highways Depot,
Ist Floor, Javelin Way,
Henwood Industrial Estate,
Ashford, Kent,
TN24 8AD

email: highwaydefinitionsearches@kent.gov.uk

Please contact the County Council direct for details of their fees

Non-statutory information 3.7(g) You may also wish to contact the Environment Agency in relation to this question.

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Question 3.8. Contravention of Building Regulations

Has a local authority authorised in relation to the property any proceedings for the contravention of any provision contained in building regulations?

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Question 3.9. Notices, Orders, Directions and Proceedings under Planning Acts

Do any of the following subsist in relation to the property, or has a local authority decided to issue, serve, make or commence any of the following:-

  1. an enforcement notice
  2. a stop notice
  3. a listed building enforcement notice
  4. a breach of condition notice
  5. a planning contravention notice
  6. another notice relating to breach of planning control
  7. a listed building repairs notice
  8. in the case of a listed building deliberately allowed to fall into disrepair,a compulsory purchase order with a direction for minimum compensation
  9. a building preservation notice
  10. a direction restricting permitted development
  11. an order revoking or modifying planning permission
  12. an order requiring discontinuance of use or alteration or removal of building or works
  13. a tree preservation order
  14. proceedings to enforce a planning agreement or planning contribution?

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Question 3.10. Community infrastructure levy (CIL)

  1. Is there a CIL charging schedule?
  2. If, yes, do any of the following subsist in relation to the property, or has a local authority decided to issue, serve, make or commence any of the following:-:
    1. a liability notice
    2. a notice of chargeable development
    3. a demand notice
    4. a default liability notice
    5. an assumption of liability notice
    6. a commencement notice?
  3. Has any demand notice been suspended?
  4. Has the Local Authority received full or part payment of any CIL liability?
  5. Has the Local Authority received any appeal against any of the above?
  6. Has a decision been taken to apply for a liability order?
  7. Has a liability order been granted?
  8. Have any other enforcement measures been taken?

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Question 3.11. Conservation Area

Do the following apply in relation to the property-

  1. the making of the area a Conservation Area before 31 August 1974
  2. an unimplemented resolution to designate the area a Conservation Area?

Public Information. 3.10 (a) Available free of charge direct from Policy
Section, Planning Services or

Non-statutory information (b). Direct from Land Charges via CON29 Tailored Report (fee of £8).

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Question 3.12. Compulsory Purchase

Has any enforceable order or decision been made to compulsorily purchase or acquire the property?

Non-statutory information available direct from Kent County Council, Highway Definition Team, Contact Centre on 0300 418181; email: highwaydefinitionsearches@kent.gov.uk

or write to:

Kent County Council Highways and Transportation,
Ashford Highways Depot,
Ist Floor, Javelin Way,
Henwood Industrial Estate,
Ashford,
Kent, TN24 8AD.

Please contact the County Council direct for details of their fees

Direct from Land Charges via CON29 Tailored Report, excluding highway information (fee of £8).

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Question 3.13. Contaminated Land

Do any of the following apply (including any relating to land adjacent to or adjoining the property which has been identified as contaminated land because it is in such a condition that harm or pollution of controlled waters might be caused on the property):-

  1. a contaminated land notice
  2. in relation to a register maintained under section 78R of the Environmental Protection Act 1990:-
    1. a decision to make an entry
    2. an entry
  3. consultation with the owner or occupier of the property conducted under section 78G(3) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 before the service of a remediation notice?

Statutory Register 3.12 (a) and 3.12 (b)(ii). Available free of charge direct from Environmental Health and Housing Service contact environmental.protection@tmbc.gov.uk

Non-statutory information 3.12 (b)(i) and 3.12 (c). Direct from Land Charges via CON29 Tailored Report (fee of £8).

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Question 3.14. Radon Gas

Do records indicate that the property is in a "Radon Affected Area" as identified by the Public Health England or Public Health Wales?

Public Information. Direct from UK Radon through their website: www.ukradon.org.uk

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Question 3.15. Assets of Community Value

  1. Has the property been nominated as an asset of community value? If so:-
    1. Is it listed as an asset of community value
    2. Was it excluded and placed on the "nominated but not listed" list
    3. Has the listing expired
    4. Is the Local Authority reviewing or proposing to review the listing
    5. Are there any subsisting appeals against the listing
  2. If the property is listed:
    1. Has the Local Authority decided to apply to the Land Registry for an entry or cancellation of a restriction in respect of listed land affecting the property
    2. Has the Local Authority received a notice of disposal
    3. Has any community interest group requested to be treated as a bidder?

Statutory and Non-statutory information.

3.15a (i) and (ii)

  • on this website.

Remaining questions 3.15a(iii) – b(iii)

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