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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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Public Notices

Public Exhibition

Public Exhibition of Council Policies 10.11 & 10.16
Public Exhibition of Fees & Charges  
Development Application - DA143/20
Draft Council Policies 10.11 & 10.16
Development Proposal DA167/20
DRAFT Bushfire Management Plan 2020-2025
Naming Proposal Oakey Park Oval


Notice of ADF Training in the Lithgow Area
Council wishes to advise residents of the Australian Defence Forces (ADF) intention to conduct helicopter and personnel training in the Lithgow Area in late September 2020. The training will include... Read more
Have a Get Ready Weekend with family, friends and neighbours
Lithgow Council is encouraging families, friends and neighbours to use the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) Get Ready Weekend (19-20 September 2020) to prepare for the bushfire season and start a broader ... Read more
Temporary Closure of Lake Wallace Amenities Block
Council wishes to remind the community that the Lake Wallace (Wallerawang Dam) amenities block will be temporarily closed from Monday 21st September through to Friday 25th September to allow for retil... Read more
Nominations Open for Lithgow Ability Awards
Nominations are now open for the Lithgow Ability Awards, which showcase the many outstanding achievements of individuals and organisations in the Lithgow region who make positive contributions towards... Read more
Lithgow Halloween Goes Digital in 2020!
Lithgow Halloween is going Digital in 2020 with an online Best Dressed Competition and the 2nd year of the Smartphone Film Competition – and there’ll be major prizes to be won. Lithgow Council ... Read more
Learn to Swim Term 4 2020 J M Robson Aquatic Centre
Lithgow City Council is pleased to announce that its Learn to Swim program is now re-enrolling for Term 4 2020. Attendees can now enroll by calling the centre directly to enquire about bookings for... Read more
Temporary Closure of Hassans Walls Road, Lithgow
Council wishes to advise residents of the temporary closure of Hassans Walls Road, Lithgow, from Rutherford Lane to Hassans Walls Lookout. Following recent rain events, a large tree has dislodged, ... Read more
Closure of Fields Road, Hartley Vale
Council wishes to advise residents of the closure of the Fields Road, due to road upgrade and sealing works. Council staff and contractors have commenced road upgrade and sealing works to Fields Ro... Read more
Green Waste Collection
Lithgow Council’s third green waste collection of the year scheduled for 28th September 2020 Lithgow Council provides a free green waste collection service four times a year with the third collecti... Read more
Accessible Fishing Pontoon for Lake Wallace
Lithgow Council Mayor Ray Thompson recently joined Adam Marshall MP Minister for Agriculture and Western NSW and local Member Paul Toole MP at Lake Wallace to announce a NSW Recreational Fishing Trust... 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.

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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.