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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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General Enquiries:
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.

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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.


Updated weighbridge security at Lithgow Solid Waste Facility
Lithgow City Council wishes to advise patrons of the Lithgow Solid Waste Facility that improvements to the gatehouse and weighbridge are being introduced to improve security and control incoming waste. The key changes are: All customers will ... Read more
Bin Inspection Program
The Bin Inspection Program (BIP) aimed to assess current recycling bin use and educate residents in the Lithgow Local Government Area (LGA). Recycling bins from in three targeted inspection areas (Portland, and two site in Lithgow) were inspected ... Read more
Recycling Bin Inspection Program
A recent Bin Inspection Program carried out by Lithgow City Council aimed to assess current recycling bin use and educate residents in the Lithgow Local Government area. As part of an ongoing campaign to gauge the Lithgow community’s ... Read more
Lithgow Councillor appointed to ALGWA media committee
On Saturday 19th May Cr Cass Coleman attended her first Australian Local Government Women’s Association (ALGWA) meeting hosted by the Liverpool City Council at its Council Chambers. The President, Mayor of Shellharbour Maryanne Saliba opened ... Read more
Winners of the 2018 Waste 2 Art Competition Announced
Winners of the 2018 Waste 2 Art competition were announced by the Mayor on Saturday 19th May at Eskbank House Museum. Local artists of all ages, including entries from Lithgow Secondary School and Portland Central School, responded to the ... Read more

Level 3 water restrictions

Public Notices



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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