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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

Office Hours:

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.

These calls are transferred to the Councils Security Service who will
pass the information to the responsible Council Officer.

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Christmas Storytime
Join us for our last Storytime of 2018, with that very special guest! Storytime is a fun activity for young children and their carers which is held each Wednesday at Lithgow Library where we sing, dance, read stories and make a fun craft ... Read more
Summer Reading Club
Now in its ninth year, Lithgow Library’s Summer Reading Club is back! Sign up at any branch Library to join in the fun. Australian Summer Reading Club is an annual program that supports continued development of multi-literacy skills in children ... Read more
Council Works – Week ending 16 November 2018
“For the week ending 16 November, the following key works were completed by Council staff”, noted Council’s Mayor, Cr. Ray Thompson. “Within the urban Lithgow area, Council staff have worked towards the completion of a number of proactive ... Read more
Council Closure - Friday, 23 November 2018
Lithgow City Council wishes to inform customers that it will be closed on Friday, 23 November 2018, due to the Union Picnic Day. The Administration Centre, libraries and depots and will be closed during normal business hours and will re-open on ... Read more
Temporary Closure of Cullen Bullen Landfill
Lithgow City Council wishes to advise the temporary closure of Cullen Bullen Landfill on Thursday 22nd November to allow waste compaction operations to take place safely. The temporary closure is necessary to allow the safe use of large machinery ... Read more

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


DA 230/18
Draft JM Robson Aquatic Centre Management Plan
Exhibition of Draft Policies
Planning Agreement- DA0142/18,
Planning Agreement- DA022/18
Planning Agreement- DA021/18
Planning Proposal Lithgow City Local Environmental Plan 2014 (Amendment 3) – Spot Rezoning 88 Pipers Flat Road Wallerawang


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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