Information about fees

Most applications require a fee to be paid. Planning Fees are set nationally by the Department for Communities and Local Government (CLG).

The Planning Portal have a Fee Calculator and a Volume Calculator

Please note that your application may also incur a Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) charge – see the CIL Applicant Information page for more details.

Methods of Payment

  • Online - using Debit or Credit Cards on our online payment portal or Planning Portal Worldpay to pay for your application online
  • Cheque and Postal Orders - made payable to WMDC by post or in person at Wakefield One Customer Access Point
  • Debit or Credit cards - in person at Wakefield One or via phone on 0345 8 506 506
  • Cash - in person only at the Wakefield One Customer Access Point

Contact us

Planning Services

Development Management
Wakefield Council
Wakefield One
PO Box 700

0345 8 506 506