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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

Email:council@lithgow.nsw.gov.au

Office Hours:

General Enquiries:
8.15am to 4.30pm Mon - Fri

Cashier:
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 pass the information to the responsible Council Officer.

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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

Hassans Walls Reserve Plan of Management
The preparation of the Plan of Management for the Hassans Walls Reserve in Lithgow is progressing with the Issues and Discussion Paper currently on exhibition. “This Paper provides a brief overview of the outcomes from initial community ... Read more
Join the party at Lithgow Halloween ‘16
Locals and visitors to Lithgow Halloween `16 are encouraged to join the party rather than simply be voyeurs when the town hosts Australia’s largest Halloween celebration on October 29. Organised and hosted by Lithgow City Council, with support ... Read more
Household Chemical Clean Out Time Again!
The annual household chemical cleanout provides an opportunity for residents to clean out chemicals from their home and dispose of them in an environmentally friendly way. Lithgow Council, in conjunction with NSW EPA and NetWaste, provides a free ... Read more
Nominations Open for the NSW Local Citizenship Awards
Nominations have opened for the NSW Local Citizenship Awards with the winners to be announced at the Australia Day 2017 Ceremony in Queen Elizabeth Park on Thursday 26 January 2017. The Local Citizenship awards aim to recognize the achievements ... Read more
October Long Weekend Waste Collection
No changes to garbage and recycling collection this October long weekend. Lithgow Council advises that garbage and recycling collections will occur as normal during the October long weekend. The garbage and recycling collection service will ... Read more

Public Notices

Green Waste Collection

The next date for the greenwaste collection service is 10 October 16. With this service, the contractor will pick up:

  • Garden prunings...no longer than 2 metres, not thicker than 200mm and tied in bundles.
  • Lawn clippings and leaves must be placed in a durable container, cardboard box or hessian / plastic bag.
  • Weight limit of 16 kilograms for each bundle or box.
  • Quantity of 1 cubic metre (about 4 wheelie bins) for each collection.

To register for this service phone Council on 6354 9999 or complete the on-line form by 12 noon on the Friday before the collection date.

On the Sunday night of the collection week, simply put your materials at the kerbside where you leave your mobile garbage bin.

Material left for collection will be removed on either the Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday following the collection date.

New Accessibility Resource @ Library
Available now at Lithgow Library is an i-See desktop video magnifier. This magnifier will enlarge text, handwriting, photographs, maps and illustrations. This free resource is available for any community member to use, and is especially suitable for those with low vision.

The magnifier is easy to use, and library staff are always happy to show its various features, such as zooming, viewing modes and high contrast modes. It even has reading lines and blinds.

The purchase of this machine was made possible with the State Library NSW Infrastructure Grant recently awarded to Lithgow Library.

No bookings are required to use the magnifier. Contact the Library on 6352-9100 for more details.

On exhibition

Hassans Walls Reserve - Issues & Discussion Paper
Hassans Walls Reserve Plan of Management

Issues & Discussion Paper

You are invited to comment on the Issues and Options Discussion Paper prepared as part of the planning process for the Hassans Walls Reserve Plan of Management. The Issues and Discussion Paper will be available for viewing from Monday 26 September until Monday 10 October2016 at the following locations:

If you wish to provide comments, please complete the Feedback Form also located on Councils website and at the exhibition venues and return, by either of the following methods, by 5pm Monday 10 October:

  • Complete the online form provided on Council’s website at http://council.lithgow.com/hassans-walls-reserve-plan-of-management/ Or
  • return the completed form to Council’s administration building, 180 Mort St Lithgow
Comments received will be used to inform the preparation of the Hassans Walls Reserve Draft Plan of Management. They will be used to help confirm values and issues, determine the Reserve’s future character and usage, and assist in setting and prioritising management directions for the area.

Please contact Council’s Land Use and Property Officer Karen Luka if you require any further information.

Development Proposal - DA0209/16
Council is in receipt of a Development Application No. DA209/16 to convert fly ash into construction materials at Lot 103 DP1164619, Mt Piper Power Station, Boulder Road, Portland NSW 2847. This application is Integrated Development with the Environmental Protection Authority.

The application and plans are available for public inspection at Council's Environment & Development Department, in the Council Administration Centre, free of charge, during office hours for a period of 28 days until 7 October 2016.

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 DA209/16. All submissions received during this period will be taken into consideration prior to Council's determination of the application.

Development Proposal - DA0225/16
Council is in receipt of a Development Application for a 29 Lot Subdivision with Three New Roads at Lot 64 DP11030064 – Kirkley Street SOUTH BOWENFELS NSW 2790.

The application requires approval of Department of Industries – Water under the Water Management Act 2000.

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 for a period of 28 days until 21 October 2016.

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. DA225/16. All submissions received during this period will be taken into consideration prior to Council's determination of the application.

Expression of Interest

Locality Naming
Council is seeking expressions of interest for the proposed removal of the locality naming of Springvale, located in an area between Lidsdale, Marrangaroo and Wallerawang.

Written submissions in regard to the proposed locality removal and boundary realignment will be accepted by Council up until 6 October 2016.

Further information may be obtained by contacting Fern-Alice Finn in Council’s Environment and Development Department.

Participate in Lithgow Halloween 2016
Lithgow City Council is seeking expression of interest from local schools, artists and performers who would like to participate in Lithgow Halloween 2016.

Lithgow City Council is seeking expression of interest from schools and groups that would like to:

  • Perform
  • Create Halloween Art Installations
  • Hold a school fundraiser
  • Come up with ideas to add to the event

If you are interested in taking part in this year’s event please contact Lithgow Visitor Information Centre on T: 6350 3230 or email tourism@lithgow.com.

You can also register your expressions of interest by going to www.halloween.lithgow.com/performers/

Lithgow Halloween 2016 will take place on Saturday 29 October 2016.

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Customer Satisfaction Survey
Our goal is to provide our customers with the best service possible.

Please take a few minutes to complete the customer service questionnaire. Your comments will enable us to see how we're doing overall and find out how we can improve.

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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.