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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. Please do not email credit card details or your email will not be received.
A full Section 7 Search consists of three components:
Full Section 7 Search: $62.50 / $75.25 (Urgent)
Property only: $26.00 / $38.75 (Urgent)
Rates only: $36.50
Additional Urgent Fee: $12.75
All $26.00, $38.75 $62.50 and $75.25 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.