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Land Searches Registers

Requested on
Thu 14th November, 2013
Reference
FOI 3596
Resolution
Information provided

Question

1. Are there any sites entered on your Contaminated Land Register?
2. If there are, can you please provide a copy of the register entry?
3. Is any of the land within your area registered as common land or town or village green under the Commons Registration Action 1965 or the Commons Act 2006?
4. Has any enforceable order or decision been made to compulsory purchase or acquire any property within your area?
5. If yes, please advise which addresses.
6. Does your authority maintain a list of ‘Locally Listed Buildings’?
7. If yes, please could you provide a copy?
8. Is there any land within the authority which is included in ‘land for public purpose’?
9. If there is, can you please provide details?
10. Is there any land to be acquired for road works?
11. If there is, can you please provide details?

Answer

Following the above information request and my acknowledgement to you of 15 November we have, as required by the Environmental Information Regulations (EIR), undertaken an assessment to ascertain if any of the exceptions provided by the regulation apply to the information that you have requested. 

Regulation 6 (1)(b) of the Environmental Information Regulations states:
6.  (1) Where an applicant requests that the information be made available in a particular form or format, a public authority shall make it so available, unless—
 (b) the information is already publicly available and easily accessible to the applicant in another form or format.

The information you have requested is information which is already publicly available.

Information requested in questions 1, 2, 6 and 7 is available via our website.
1. Are there any sites entered on your Contaminated Land Register? No
2. If there are, can you please provide a copy of the register entry? http://www.charnwood.gov.uk/pages/contaminatedland

6. Does your authority maintain a list of ‘Locally Listed Buildings’?  Available online
7. If yes, please could you provide a copy? http://www.charnwood.gov.uk/pages/historicandlistedbuildings

Question 3 – this information is held and compiled by Leicestershire County Council. 

The information requested in the outstanding questions:
4. Has any enforceable order or decision been made to compulsory purchase or acquire any property within your area?
5. If yes, please advise which addresses.
8. Is there any land within the authority which is included in ‘land for public purpose’?
9. If there is, can you please provide details?
10. Is there any land to be acquired for road works?
11. If there is, can you please provide details?

Is available by submitting land charges searches (a charge is payable for each request) or can be viewed free of charge by appointment onsite at the Council Offices, as per regulation 8(2):
Regulation 8(2) prevents a public authority from making any charge to access public registers or lists of environmental information it holds or to examine the information that has been requested at a place made available by the public authority.

If you would like to submit a Land Charges search, or arrange an appointment to view this information, please contact our Land Charges team on
Telephone: 01509 634993/4/5
FAX: 01509 231260
Email: land.charges@charnwood.gov.uk

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