Local authority searches

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Find out more about highway and other local authority searches.

Our highways status search tool shows whether or not a road is maintained by the County Council as Highways Authority. It’s not a comprehensive list of all roads in Leicestershire but most are included.

Request a highway record enquiry for a specific property or piece of land.

An ‘Extinguishment’ is a procedure which lets a landowner legally acquire an area of public highway, which can then be included within their property boundary as private land

The local authority search looks at all the information held by the Local Authority about a specific property and is usually done by a conveyancing solicitor on your behalf.