Decision details

Local Land Charges Register transfer to HM Land Registry

Decision Maker: Joint Executive Head: Planning Development

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Decision:

Transfer of Guildford Borough Councils Local Land Charges Register to HM Land Registry.

Reasons for the decision:

Every local authority in England and Wales, with the exception of county councils, is required to hold a local land charges register that records obligations affecting properties within their administrative area. Under the Infrastructure Act 2015 responsibility for the 331 registers was transferred to HM Land Registry in a phased approach. Guildford Borough Council are in the first stages of this process.

Alternative options considered:

None

Source of Authority to take Decision:

P3/40
GENERAL DELEGATION TO ALL JOINT STRATEGIC DIRECTORS, EXECUTIVE HEADS OF SERVICE, AND SERVICE LEADERS
1. To act in accordance with the Council’s Procurement and Financial Procedure Rules. 2. To undertake the day-to-day management and operation of staff reporting to them and of the premises and services for which they are responsible in accordance with the policies and procedures laid down by the Council, including: (a) incurring expenditure within approved budgetary provision, (b) authorising the procurement or commissioning of works, goods and services (c) entering into contracts (in consultation with the relevant Lead Councillor where the value is above £200,000), memoranda of understanding or other arrangements,

Publication date: 09/02/2024

Date of decision: 09/02/2024