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Searches provide information on a particular property. They can only be ordered by or on behalf of a person who has an interest in land within the area.
For the purposes of ordering a search, the Local Government Act 1999 (Section 187) states that a person has an interest in land if and only if that person is:
People who have no relationship with the property (e.g. people interested in buying) can complete an Assessment Book Extract Application Form and pay $10.50 for ownership information. Visit the Information on Property Owners page for information about this form.
Council has up to 8 working days, from the day that payment is received, to complete a search.
Please see below for an application form.
A full Section 7 Search consists of three components:
Full Section 7 Search: $57.05 / $68.75 (Urgent)
Property only: $23.80 / $35.50 (Urgent)
Rates only: $33.25
Additional Urgent Fee: $11.70
All $23.80, $57.05 and $68.75 searches must include a copy of the Certificate of Title in order for Council to process the search request. Please contact SAILIS to get a copy of the Certificate of Title.
Urgent searches will be given priority but Council will not guarantee a 24 hour turnaround.
Only Urgent Searches will be emailed on request. $55.80 and $23.30 Searches will not be emailed.
Please note: $23.80, $35.50, $57.05 and $68.75 searches will not be faxed under any circumstances.