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Lithgow City Council

PO Box 19,
180 Mort Street
Lithgow NSW 2790

Phone: (02) 6354 9999 or 1300 661 303

Fax:(02) 6351 4259

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8.15am to 4.30pm Mon – Fri

8.30 am to 4.00pm

Please note: All after hours calls should be made to 02 6354 9999.

These calls are transferred to the Councils Security Service who will
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Council Works – Week ending 19 October 2018
For the week ending 19 October, the following key works were completed by Council staff. Within the urban Lithgow area, Council staff have been working towards the repair of a number of burst water services in the vicinity of Bells Road and Mort ... Read more
Back to School Reminder for Motorists
The commencement of the fourth school term provides an opportunity to remind drivers to slow down and take care around school zones. With Term 4 of the school year underway, designated school zones are back in operation. Lithgow City Council ... Read more
Plaques and Signage – Marjorie Jackson Statue
“Council has heard the observations by the community regarding the reinstallation of the plaques and signage on to the Marjorie Jackson statue in Cook Street Plaza”, Councillor Ray Thompson, Mayor of Lithgow said. “Council understands the ... Read more
Responsibilities of Dog Owners
Owning a dog is both a great pleasure and great responsibility. Lithgow Council is keen to educate pet owners on their responsibilities particularly when they visit public places. When walking their dogs in public, dog owners need to ensure ... Read more
Council and Police Call for Increased Public Safety Awareness on Newnes Plateau
With Spring weather arriving, and Summer just around the corner, Lithgow City Council and Lithgow Police are advising the public to exercise caution and obey the law in Newnes Forest. “The Newnes State Forest is a popular recreation destination ... Read more

Level 3 water restrictions

About the Lithgow LGA

The Lithgow Local Government Area (LGA) is a relatively large geographical area of 4,551 sq km, located about 140 kilometres west of the Sydney CBD and within the eastern part of the Central West Region. The Lithgow LGA lies almost wholly within the Wiradjuri Aboriginal nation, with the Gundungurra nation situated to the south and the Darug nation to the east. The Lithgow LGA is made up of one large urban centre called Lithgow, two townships called Portland and Wallerawang and numerous villages, hamlets and rural localities of varying proximity to Lithgow. The residential population for the 2011 census was recorded as 20,161.

Public Notices

Expressions of Interest/Tenders


Development Proposal - DA230/18
Exhibition of Policies


Rural and Rural residential strategy review

Marrangarroo Master Plan

Public Complaints Line for Environmental Licenced Premises

Council’s complaints telephone line for the following premises which hold an Environment Protection Licence is (02) 6354 9999:

  • Oakey Park Water Treatment Plant
  • Lithgow Sewage Treatment Plant
  • Portland Sewage Treatment Plant
  • Wallerawang Sewage Treatment Plant
  • Lithgow Solid Waste Facility
  • Portland Garbage Depot.

This telephone line is for the purpose of receiving any complaints from members of the public in relation to the activities conducted at the premises and can be used for the reporting of sewer overflows.

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