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West Sussex County Council

All highway enquiries should be directed to:

Please Note

  • A Commons Registration Search is now part of the CON29O Form as Q.22. Please send this Enquiry to Worthing Borough Council.
  • Optional Enquiries 4, 5 & 22 are £15 each on the CON29O Form (£17.50 each as from 01/07/2014) and all other Optional Enquiries on the CON29O Form will remain at £7 each.
  • From 6th October 2006, an on-line search was made available giving the CON29 highway replies, cost £17.50 per search (as from 01/04/2014). Please visit West Sussex County Council's Adopted Roads map. This does not include extent of adopted highway. Please contact Local Land Charges at WSCC on 01243 777190 for further information, and to set up an account with them.

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National Land Information Service (NLIS)

NLIS is an electronic way of sending and receiving search requests. It was introduced in February 2001, and an increasing number of applicants are now using this method of searching. Adur and Worthing are linked at Level 3 (the highest level) to the NLIS hub and can receive and return searches electronically (including payment).

For further information please contact NLIS on 08720 450 450. To contact a channel provider for this service please visit the NLIS website.

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Southern Water

All drainage enquiries should be directed to:

  • Address: Southern Water, Southern House, Capstone Road, Chatham, Kent, ME5 7QA, DX 400450 Chatham 5
  • Phone: 0845 272 0845
  • Minicom text telephone: 0845 275 0845
  • Southern Water website

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For FENSA (building regulations) information please see the FENSA website.

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Land Registry

Land Registry (the Government Department responsible for registering land and property) hold records on the title and ownership or interest in land.

Any Enquiries relating to Land Registry for the Worthing or Adur area should be directed to:

  • Address: Land Registry Durham Office, Southfield House, Southfield Way, Durham, DH1 5TR, Dx 60200 Durham 3
  • Phone: 0191 301 3500
  • Fax: 0191 301 0020
  • Land Registry website

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