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The Lithgow Local Environmental Plan 2014 commenced on 19 December 2014.

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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.


Hey Tosser - Litter Prevention!
The Lithgow Litter Prevention Program uses the creative statement “Hey Tosser” as a personal message that speaks directly to people who litter. Lithgow Council has received funding from the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) to carry out ... Read more
Don’t Forget to Book in for the Greenwaste Collection
The first greenwaste collection for 2015 will occur in the week commencing Monday 2 February. Residents are reminded that Lithgow Council will be providing a greenwaste collection service and anyone who wishes to take advantage should contact ... Read more
Winners of the NSW Local Citizenship Awards Announced
The winners of the NSW Local Citizenship Awards were announced by Lithgow City Council Mayor Maree Statham and Australia Day Ambassador Michael Auprince at the Australia Day Ceremony at Queen Elizabeth Park on 26 January 2015. ”This year we had ... Read more
Blue Green Algae Alert at Lake Wallace
Lake Wallace is currently experiencing blue green algae, and an alert has been issued by the NSW Office of Water. "With the presence of blue green algae in the water, Lake Wallace is not suitable for any activities that involve direct contact ... Read more
Michael Auprince – 2015 Australia Day Ambassador
Michael Auprince has been announced as Lithgow’s Australia Day Ambassador in 2015. A Paralympic swimmer, Michael, competed in London 2012 where he won a gold and bronze medal in the freestyle and medley relays. ”Michael will be attending and ... Read more

Public Notices

Green Waste Collection
A Green Waste collection will be provided on 2 FEBRUARY 2015. Residents are reminded that a SERVICE BY REQUEST will apply. Residents can register via Council's website www.council.lithgow.com or alternatively phone Council before 12.00pm FRIDAY 30 JANUARY 2015. 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.
Lithgow Local Environmental Plan 2014
The Lithgow Local Environmental Plan 2014 commenced on 19 December 2014. Click here for more information or if you have any urgent enquiries regarding the new Plan please contact Councils Planners on 02 6354 9999
New Payment Option for Rates & Water
Council now offers a new way to pay your accounts online. B Point allows you to schedule your regular direct debit payments Weekly, Fortnightly or Monthly using your bank account or credit card. You can pay your bills online by either a one off online payment or by registering for direct debit payments
Clean Up Australia Day
Now is the time to register your clean-up site for “Clean Up Australia Day” on Sunday 1st March 2015.

Find a site that you think needs a clean up and ask your family & friends if they can help, you can register your site on the Clean Up Australia website so that others can come along and help. Register with Clean Up Australia online; www.cleanupaustraliaday.org.au/get-involved/ or by calling 1800 282 329.

Capital Works Reconstruction
After long weekend Council will start on some Capital Works reconstruction of sections of some Council Roads

  • Gracey Earthmoving will be working on Coxs River Road in vicinity of Blaxland Rd,
  • a Council Crew will be fixing “problem” curves on Range Road and Sunny Corner Rd,
  • a Council Crew will be reconstructing 1.5km of Hampton to Rydal Road, near Hampton end.

All jobs will involve ripping existing bitumen, gravelling and resealing. All jobs will have traffic control in place, and the travelling public are asked to heed all directions given, and to be patient please during the construction period. Council apologises for any inconvenience which may be experienced during these works

Back to School Zones
Back to School Zones are back in force

Children’s safety to and from school is an important road safety issue.

Please remember on school days that 40km/h speed zones operate between 8 am and 9.30 in the morning and 2.30 - 4pm in the afternoon.

The speed limit in school zones is 40km/h during these times.

If you fail to travel at 40kmn/h during these times it could cost you a minimum fine of $177 and a minimum of 2 demerit points.

A road safety message brought to you by Lithgow City Councils local government road safety program.

Expressions of Interest

Tourism Advisory Committee

Lithgow City Council is calling for Expressions of Interest for two new representatives on the Council’s Tourism Advisory Committee.

Please submit your Expression of Interest in writing stating:

  • Your name and address
  • A short paragraph outlining your experience in tourism.
  • A short paragraph detailing your interest in being on the Tourism Advisory Committee.
  • Skills that you will bring to the committee.

NOTE: All members of the Committee must be a member of Lithgow Tourism. Expressions of Interest must be received by close of business Friday 7 February 2015. Please mark all correspondence with TOURISM ADVISORY COMMITTEE EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

For further information please contact, Kellie Barrow on 6350 3230.


Water Main Relining Lithgow LGA
REQUEST FOR TENDER: TEN01/15 Lithgow City Council invites Tenders from suitably experienced contractors to undertake water main relining or bursting at various locations in Lithgow Local Government Area. Tender documents may be obtained from Tenderlink at www.tenderlink.com/lithgow/ Requests for Information Regarding the Proposed Contract: Please contact Rhys Brownlow of Lithgow City Council – Ph (02) 6354 9999 Tender submissions close on Friday 13 February 2015 at 10.00am. All tenders are to be lodged through tenderlink at www.tenderlink.com/lithgow/


Customer Satisfaction Survey
Our goal is to provide our customers with the best service possible.

Please take a few minutes to complete the customer service questionnaire. Your comments will enable us to see how we're doing overall and find out how we can improve.