Leeds City Council fees and charges

​We make a charge for some of the services we provide. The links on this page give more information about the services we charge for and how much they are.


Car Parking – on and off street parking charges

Highways and Transportation licences and permits – fees for various highways related licences including skips, scaffolding, cranes, hoardings, material on highway, S50 licence.

MoT Testing – MoT and other vehicle inspection charges

New Roads and Street Works Act (NRASWA) – permits to carry out roadworks.

Penalty Charge Notices (PCN’s) – parking fines and vehicle removal, storage and disposal fees.

Temporary Traffic Regulation Orders (TTRO) – request for a road closure or any other Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) for highway works.


Housing – various charges relating to council housing.

Houses in multiple occupation – fees for granting HMO licences


Abbey House – entrance charges to Abbey House Museum

Armley Mills – entrance fees to Leeds Industrial Museum

Art Gallery Picture Library – charges for hiring art work from Leeds City Museum

Golf – fees for council golf facilities

Library charges – Library services fees and charges​

Lotherton Hall Estate – entrance fees to Lotherton Hall and garden

Music Centres – music tuition and lessons

Sports and active lifestyles – sports centres and other sporting facilities including, gyms, swimming, tennis, football, climbing wall, sailing centre, indoor bowls, table tennis etc.

Temple Newsam Estate – entrance fees to Temple Newsam Estate 

Tropical World – entrance fees to Tropical World


Alcohol and entertainment licencing – personal and premise licences

Animal welfare licences – kennels, dog breeding, zoos etc

Gambling Premises Licences – fees for Gambling Premise Licences.

Leafleting licences – licences to distribute leaflets in the street

Lotteries registration – registration fee for Lotteries

Scrap Metal Licences – site and collectors licences

Sex Establishment licences – licences to run a sex establishment (sex shop, sex cinema or sexual entertainment venue).

Skin piercings - Tattooing, acupuncture, electrolysis, cosmetic piercing, ear-piercing and semi-permanent skin-colouring

Street café Licences – licence to operate a street café

Taxi and private hire – licences to operate taxis and private hire vehicles.


Adult Social Care - cost of care provided in your own home (non-residential care) and cost of residential care.

Allotments – fees for council allotments

Attendance Strategy – penalty fines for failing to ensure your child attends school regularly 

Bereavement Services – charges for burials/cremations and other bereavement services

Electoral and Open Register – sales of open register

Funfairs – booking events in parks including fun fairs

Pest control – pest control fees

Registrars – Births, deaths, marriages, citizenship, baby naming.

Trade Waste disposal – waste disposal fees


Building Regulation Fees – Building Control fees​

Land Charges – Search and other fees

Planning – planning fees guidance and toolkit

Room Hire

Carriageworks Theatre - rooms for hire

Community Centres - hire charges

Kirkgate Market hospitality suite – hire of suite for events or functions

Leeds Town Hall - rooms for hire for events and functions

Lotherton Hall – room hire charges for weddings/functions

Museum venue hire – hire of rooms for events or functions at museums

Temple Newsam House hire – room hire charges for events and functions.

Thwaite Mills – room hire charges




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