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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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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.

By-Election Date

The Minister for the Environment,  Local Government and Heritage has now approved Saturday 8 April 2017 as the date for a by-election to fill two vacancies in civic office on Lithgow City Council.  The NSW Electoral Commission will conduct the election.

View Lithgow by-election website administered by the NSW Electoral Commission 


Safe Disposal of Asbestos
It is important the community understand how to correctly dispose of Asbestos within the Lithgow LGA. Lithgow Waste Facility is the only location for the disposal of Asbestos within the Lithgow Local Government Area (LGA). Lithgow Council ... Read more
Upcoming Community Planting Day
Planting Day to be held at Hassan’s Walls (near Cregans Lane) Lithgow City Council Mayor, Stephen Lesslie, says, “I urge Local residents wishing to get involved and make a real difference to their local environment to register for the ... Read more
Council’s Financial Assistance Program Open During April
Applications are now being sought from not-for-profit organisations to fund local community projects and activities under Council’s Financial Assistance Program. Local community organisations are encouraged to apply for funding under Round 1 of ... Read more
Roads Re-Sealing – March/April 2017
Preparation works have begun on a number of urban and rural roads in the LGA with sealing works to commence over the next two months. As part of Lithgow City Council’s 2016-17 capital works program, a number of roads across the Local Government ... Read more
Local Heritage Funding Available
Owners and managers of local heritage items are being encouraged to apply for funding for local conservation projects. In announcing this funding program, Member for Bathurst Paul Toole MP said these grants were designed to help communities ... Read more

Public Notices

Green Waste Collection

A Green Waste collection will be provided on 3 April 2017.

Residents are reminded that a SERVICE BY REQUEST will apply.

Residents can register via Council's website or alternatively phone Council before 12.00pm  FRIDAY 31st March 2017.

Then on Sunday night of the collection week, please place your green waste at the kerbside where you normally leave your garbage bin.  Residents should ensure the following:

  • Garden Prunings – should be no longer than 2 metres, not thicker than 200mm and tied in bundles.
  • Lawn Clippings and leaves shall be placed in a durable container, cardboard box or hessian/plastic bag.
  • Each bundle or box shall be less than 16 kilograms in weight.
  • A maximum quantity of 1 cubic metre (about 4 wheelie bins) will apply.

On Exhibition

Notice of Public Exhibition & Public Hearing Draft Hassans Walls Reserve Plan of Management
At the Ordinary Meeting of Council held on the 27th February 2017, the Council resolved to place on public exhibition the Draft Hassans Walls Reserve Plan of Management.

This Plan of Management outlines the values and features of the Hassans Walls Reserve and proposes management directions and actions to guide the use and development of this valuable community asset in the future.

Council invites public submissions on the Draft Hassans Walls Reserve Plan of Management. The Plan is on public exhibition from Monday 6th March 2017 until Friday 7th April 2017, and is available for public viewing at:

  • Council’s website www.council.lithgow.com
  • Council Administration Centre 180 Mort St LITHGOW NSW 2790 Mon to Fri 8.15am-4.30pm;
    • Lithgow Library/Learning Centre 157 Main St LITHGOW NSW 2790 Mon to Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 9am-12pm;

Should any person or group wish to make a submission on the Plan, it should be in writing and be received by 4.30pm on Friday 28th April 2017. Submissions should be addressed to The General Manager, Lithgow City Council, PO Box 19 LITHGOW NSW 2790, or emailed to the attention of the General Manager at council@lithgow.nsw.gov.au.

Alternatively, you can complete the Feedback Form also located on Councils website and at the exhibition venues and return, by either of the following methods, by Friday 28th April 2017.

• Complete the online form provided on Council’s website at http://council.lithgow.com/hassans-walls-reserve-plan-of-management/
• return the completed form to Council’s administration building, 180 Mort St Lithgow

A public hearing into the categorisation of “community” land within the Hassans Walls Reserve and included in the draft plan is to be conducted in the Council Chambers, 180 Mort St Lithgow, on Tuesday 4th April from 6:00pm - 7:30pm. Members of the public wishing to make a submission to the public hearing should register their interest prior to the commencement of the hearing by contacting Mrs Karen Luka on 63549999.

Should you require further information, please do not hesitate to contact Mrs Karen Luka on 6354 9999.


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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.