Anyone can make a request to carry out a Personal Search. However, they should be prepared and competent to carry out a search and inspection of local authority records without assistance from local authority staff. We offer no compensation for Personal Searches.
Both the Land Charges Register and Planning Registers are made available for inspection, free of charge, at our offices in Wyre Forest House, Finepoint Way, Kidderminster, DY11 7WF.
We operate an appointment system. Slots are made available Monday to Friday at 9am, 10.30am and 2pm. Requests for an appointment should be emailed to email@example.com. We do not accept appointment requests by telephone. We require at least 5 working days notice from receipt of your email to your choice of date for the appointment to ensure we have adequate time to check the plans, addresses and prepare the relevant documents for inspection. We allow up to 6 addresses per appointment and 90 minutes per appointment slot. Please note we do NOT add on addresses to appointments already booked.
When emailing please include the following:-
We will reply by email confirming your appointment. Do not assume that you have an appointment until you receive a confirmation email from us.
We provide the following information for inspection only;
The paperwork is made available for inspection only and should not be taken away from the office.
Copies via camera/mobile phone etc. are not permitted.
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Full details of Planning Applications and Decisions including Decision Notices from 2006, can be viewed on our website http://www.wyreforest.gov.uk/fastweb/welcome.asp
Planning Policy information is available on our website
PLEASE NOTE: Wyre Forest District Council is reviewing the Local Plan which can be viewed on www.wyreforestdc.gov.uk/localplanreview
Drainage matters would be dealt with by Severn Trent and you can view their website www.stwater.co.uk
Matters relating to Public Rights of Way can be viewed on Worcestershire County Councils website http://gis.worcestershire.gov.uk/website/Countryside/
Road adoptions can be viewed on the Worcestershire County Councils website where they have published the latest list of streets (classified and unclassified roads) http://www.worcestershire.gov.uk/downloads/download/924/searches_and_adopted_roads_classified_and_unclassified_roads