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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.

News

Farewell to Seniors Week 2015
Seniors Week 2015 ran from 13–20 March with a range of exciting events and activities. The 2015 Seniors Week theme was 'Be Inspired’, a time for local seniors to celebrate self-expression and embrace the opportunity to attend a range of ... Read more
Change of Season Maintenance to Sporting Fields
The warmer weather has come and gone so quickly, so now it is time to prepare for the upcoming changes from summer sports to winter sports. Owing to the high demand of Field No. 1 from rugby league, both seniors and juniors, it is necessary to ... Read more
Council Financial Assistance Program Opens
Applications are now being sought from not-for-profit organisations to fund local community projects and activities under Council’s Financial Assistance Program. Local community organisations are being encouraged to apply for funding under the ... Read more
Construction Commences on Toilets for CBD
Construction works has commenced on the installation of a new automated public toilet in Cook Plaza. Lithgow Mayor, Councillor Maree Statham said today “It’s good to see that work has now commenced on the site for the new public toilet ... Read more
Playground Equipment at Bowen Vista Estate
New playground equipment at Bowen Vista Estate, South Bowenfels, has been installed today. “The playground equipment will be a welcome addition to families in the Bowen Vista Estate” said Lithgow City Council Mayor, Councillor Maree Statham. ... Read more

Public Notices

Financial Assistance Program
Applications are now being sought from not-for-profit organisations to fund local community projects and activities under Council’s Financial Assistance Program.

Local community organisations are being encouraged to apply for funding under the first round of Council’s 2015/16 Financial Assistance Program.

Click here for more information and application forms

Green Waste Collection
A Green Waste collection will be provided on 30 March 2015.

Residents are reminded that a SERVICE BY REQUEST will apply.

Residents can register via Council's website or alternatively phone Council before 12.00pm FRIDAY 27 MARCH 2015. Then on Sunday night of the collection week, please place your green waste at the kerbside where you normally leave your garbage bin. Residents should ensure the following:

  • Garden Prunings – should be no longer than 2 metres, not thicker than 200mm and tied in bundles.
  • Lawn Clippings and leaves shall be placed in a durable container, cardboard box or hessian/plastic bag.
  • Each bundle or box shall be less than 16 kilograms in weight.
  • A maximum quantity of 1 cubic metre (about 4 wheelie bins) will apply
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On Exhibition

Lithgow Golf Course Draft Plan of Management
At its meeting of 2 March 2015, Council resolved to endorse the Draft Lithgow Golf Course Plan of Management for public exhibition for a period of 28 days, with a period of 42 days allowed for submissions.

The Draft Plan of Management can be found on Council's website and is available for viewing at Council's Administration Building.

Written submissions marked "Submission on Draft Plan of Management - Lithgow Golf Course" must be received by 4pm on Friday 24th April 2015. Contact Council's Land Use and Property Officer, Karen Luka for further information.

Download Draft Plan of Management For Lithgow Golf Course

Draft Lease to Golf Club
At its meeting on 2 March 2015 Council resolved to place on Public Exhibition for a period of 28 days, allowing 42 days for submissions as per sections 47 and 47A of the Local Government Act.

<p>The Draft lease is available on the Council Website at www.lithgow.nsw.gov.au and from the Council Administration Building.

<p>Written submissions marked "Submission - Draft Lease Lithgow Golf Club" must be received by Council no later than 4pm on Friday 24th April 2015. Contact Council's Executive Assistant, Gerda Stewart for further information.

<p>View Draft Lease

Development Proposal - DA048/14
Council is in receipt of a Development Application DA048/14 from Ceedive P/L for proposed Earthworks off Silcock Street at Lot 702 DP 1150747 – Hassans Walls Road Lithgow NSW 2790.

This proposal is an Integrated Development with NSW Office of Heritage under the Heritage Act 1977.

The application and plans are available for public inspection at Council's Environment & Development Department, in the Council Administration Centre, 180 Mort Street, Lithgow, free of charge, during office hours until 25 April 2015.

During this period any person may inspect the plans and make a written submission on the proposal quoting Council's file reference, Development Application No. DA048/14. All submissions received during this period will be taken into consideration prior to Council's determination of the application.

Expressions of Interest

Road Naming
Council is seeking expressions of interest for the naming of two existing unnamed roads in the Lithgow City area as below:
  1. ‘Sloggets Lane’- Existing formed road off Portland Sunny Corner Road Portland, known as ‘Sloggets Lane’. Given it was not Council owned previously, it was not formally named. Now that it is Council owned it is proposed that the road be formally named ‘Sloggets Lane’.
  2. ‘Wetlands Lane’- Existing 100m of formed Council road off Inch Street, Lithgow that leads to Lake Pillans following the rail siding. Proposed name is ‘Wetlands Lane’ due to the road leading to the Lake Pillans wetlands area.

Should any person wish to have input into the naming of these roads, then written submissions will be accepted by Council up until 10 April 2015.

Further information may be obtained by contacting Jessica Heath in Council’s Environment & Development Department.

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