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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.


Lithglo Twilight Markets are back again
Saturday 10 December Queen Elizabeth Park will have a magical Christmas atmosphere with artisan markets, children’s entertainment, spectacular lighting and the jolly man himself, Santa, will be there. Mayor Stephen Lesslie said “Christmas is ... Read more
Creating an Inclusive City – Council to Develop a Disability Access and Inclusion Plan
Lithgow City Council is consulting with key stakeholders including people with disability, their families and carers in order to develop a Disability Access and Inclusion Plan As part of this, local residents living with disability, as well as ... Read more
Beginners Ukulele Group at Lithgow Library
“Ever wanted to sit under a swaying palm tree on a tropical island sipping a drink and strumming the ukulele?” asked Mayor Stephen Lesslie. You can now start strumming with the new Lithgow Library Beginners Ukulele Group. “Many people do ... Read more
Garden cleanup reminder book now
There is still time to book and take advantage of Lithgow Council’s free green waste collection. Lithgow Council provides a free green waste collection service four times a year with the final of the year scheduled for the 5 December 2016. ... Read more
“Create 4 Wellbeing” Art Exhibition
Create 4 Wellbeing art group will be holding an exhibition of their works at the Lithgow Library during December. Create 4 Wellbeing, part of the Recover Wellbeing program run through Catholic Care Social Services, is a weekly art group that ... Read more

Public Notices

Presentation of Financial Statements
Presentation of Financial Statements
As per Section 418 (3) of the Local Government Act.

In accordance with Section 418 (3) of the Local Government Act, 1993, Lithgow City Council advises that the Ordinary Council meeting to be on 21/11/2016 includes a presentation of the audited Financial Statements and the Auditor’s Report for the financial year ending 30/06/2016.

Click this link for summary of the Financial Statements

Boys Day In
Join us at Lithgow Library on 30 November at 11.30 for a fun event celebrating Movember.

Our resident long-haired librarian, Bruce, will be shaving his moustache to raise money.

Guest speakers include Tim from Tough Grind barbershop, who will perform the moustache shaving, and will be on hand to discuss beard and hair related queries.

Come along and enjoy the fun. Morning tea is supplied and this event is free.

Green Waste Collection
A Green Waste collection will be provided on 5 December 2016.

Residents are reminded that a SERVICE BY REQUEST will apply.

Residents can register via Council's website www.council.lithgow.com/waste-greenwaste/ or alternatively phone Council before 12.00pm FRIDAY 2 December 2016.

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...no longer than 2 metres, not thicker than 200mm and tied in bundles.
  • Lawn clippings and leaves must be placed in a durable container, cardboard box or hessian / plastic bag.
  • Weight limit of 16 kilograms for each bundle or box.
  • Quantity of 1 cubic metre (about 4 wheelie bins) for each collection.


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.



Rural and Rural residential strategy review

Fit for the Future

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.