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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

Public Exhibition

Draft Policy 4.7 Lithgow Library and Learning Centre Child Protection Policy
Planning Agreement DA 182/19
2020/21 Draft Operational Plan and Schedule of Fees & Charges
Development Application  - NO. DA084/20 & DA083/20
Bushfire Waste Fees


Blue Green Algae Alert at Lake Lyell Lifted 
The Red Alert level of Blue Green Algae has now been lifted at Lake Lyell by the NSW Office of Water. With the reduced presence of blue green algae in the water, Lake Lyell is now suitable for wate... Read more
Interruption to Service – Oxley Street Wallerawang
Council wishes to advise that the water supply in Oxley Street Wallerawang will be affected due to a water mains break. Council is undertaking emergency repairs on the reticulation network that ser... Read more
Recognising our volunteers
Due to Covid-19 Lithgow City Council’s planned Volunteer week celebrations had to be cancelled this year. As an alternative to our planned celebrations, we are asking the community to nominate volun... Read more
Library Services Update
Lithgow Library Learning Centre is pleased to announce the partial re-opening of its services from Monday 1 June in line with the NSW Government’s relaxation of social gathering regulations. Lith... Read more
Council Works – Week ending 23 May 2020
“For the week ending 23 May, the following key works were completed by Council staff”, said Council’s Mayor, Cr. Ray Thompson. “Within the urban Lithgow area, last week Council staff focuse... Read more
Marrangaroo Dog Attack
Lithgow Council is pursuing action following attacks by a dog at Marrangaroo Fields. The dog most recently attacked a resident and caused significant injuries. Immediately following the attack, the... Read more
Help Stop the Pigeons  
Lithgow Council asks for the Communities help in stopping Pigeons gathering in the Cook Street Plaza. This week Council installed a number of signs throughout Cook Street Plaza requesting that pede... Read more
Valve Removal in Inch Street, Lithgow
A reminder that Council will be undertaking valve removal and replacement works this Wednesday, 27 May 2020 in Inch Street, Lithgow weather permitting. To complete the removal of the valve, a numbe... Read more
Have your say on the 2020/21 Local Infrastructure Program
Lithgow City Council has endorsed its Draft 2020/21 Operational Plan and Fees & Charges for public exhibition.  We encourage all residents of the Lithgow LGA to get involved and have their sa... Read more
Library Online Services - Survey
The community is being asked to participate in an on-line survey about their experiences with the online services offered by Lithgow City Council Library. Lithgow Library Learning Centre has been a... 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.

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