Guidance

Local Land Charges: Local authority pre-migration guide

This guide helps local authorities prepare for the new single digital Local Land Charges Register.

Documents

Appendix 1: Minimum data items

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Appendix 2: Property descriptions and plans

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Details

Prior to migration of the Local Land Charges register, there are a number of tasks that local authorities must complete to make sure their data is ready for digitisation and migration.

Published 13 June 2016
Last updated 1 March 2018 + show all updates
  1. Following feedback from local authorities, a number of sections have been deleted resulting in re-numbering and the remaining sections have been significantly rewritten.
  2. Section 4.1.7: Further clarification on duplicate charges. Section 4.1.11: ‘Reference’ changed to Authority File Reference. Section 4.4.7: amended advice on multi polygon charges. Section 4.5.1: amendments to advice on Listed Buildings. Section 4.5.4: new section on Specific Financial Charges 4.5.4. Updates to glossary. New 'Appendix 1' to reflect changes to specific financial charges and some change of terminology.
  3. Document retitled. Digitisation & Migration (D&M) renamed Digitisation & Transformation (D&T). Additions to Section 4.5.1 Listed Building Charge.
  4. Section 2 inserted information on Purpose; Section 4.1.4 inserted information on General Financial Charges; Section 4.1.8 inserted information on existing extents in GIS systems; Section 4.5.1 inserted information on digital data from Historic England and examples; Section 4.5.2 inserted information on Light Obstruction Notices; Definition of ‘curtilage’ added; Appendix 1 updated under General Financial Charge and Light Obstruction Notices.
  5. Section 4.1.4 Expired charges: paragraph 1 updated. Section 4.1.8 Extent: new content about Land added to refer to plan provided and Appendix 3. Section 4.4.1 Digital records Structure: paragraph 2 and example added. Section 4.4.5 Unique Property Reference Numbers amended to refer to current UPRN. section 4.5.1 Information about Historic England added. Appendix 3 added. Appendix 1 updated.
  6. Information about format of dates added (section 4.1.12)
  7. First published.