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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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Public Notices

Expressions of Interest


The Next Phase – Lithgow Solid Waste Facility
Lithgow City Council is moving to a new operation of the Lithgow Solid Waste Facility from the 1st January 2021. This follows more than 25 years of operation by Henry Plant and Equipment Hire. The dec... Read more
Lithgow Transition Party meets WSROC Executive
Lithgow’s volunteer Transition Working Party met with WSROC’s senior executive in Sydney on Thursday to examine ways Lithgow can transition and integrate into the Western Sydney Economy which is s... Read more
Reminder: Battery and Mobile Phone Recycling available at Council’s Customer Service Centre & Libraries!
Help the environmentally friendly recycling of these problem wastes and keep them out of our landfill Lithgow City Council continues to operate recycling programs for both household batteries and m... Read more
Parvovirus at Lithgow Animal Shelter
Lithgow animal shelter has been temporarily closed due to an outbreak of Parvovirus. An outbreak of Parvovirus has forced the temporary closure of Lithgow Animal Shelter.  Full cleaning and di... Read more
Interruption to Service
Council wishes to advise that the water supply in the area of Henning Crescent, Wallerawang may be affected due to emergency repairs. Council is undertaking emergency repairs on the reticulation ne... Read more
Lithgow Mobile Bushfire Recovery Service - Continuing on Thursdays in March
If you have been impacted by the recent bushfires, please “drop-in” to the Lithgow Mobile Recovery Service. You can obtain the latest information, enquire about assistance or ask questions about b... Read more
Valve Removal in Inch Street, Lithgow
Council is undertaking a valve removal as the final stage of the cut overs of mains in Inch Street, Lithgow. To complete the removal of the valve, the 300mm feeder main will be shut down in Bridge ... Read more
Bulky Waste Collection
First Bulky Waste Collection for the year scheduled for the 16 March 2020. Lithgow Council wishes to advise residents of the first free bulky waste collection scheduled to commence on 16 March 2020... Read more
Planet Youth Workshop
The Lithgow Local Drug Action Team and Lithgow City Council, in association with the Alcohol and Drug Foundation, were thrilled to host the world renowned Planet Youth Team on 20 February at a worksho... Read more
Council Works – Week ending 14 February 2020
“For the week ending 14 February, the following key works were completed by Council staff”, noted Council’s Mayor, Cr. Ray Thompson. “Within the urban Lithgow area last week, Council staff ... 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 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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