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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

Expressions of Interest

Public Exhibition

Development Application - DA045/20
Public Exhibition – Review of Rating Structure
Public Exhibition of Council Policy 2.1 – Cemetery Operations


COVID-19 Response – Playgrounds
Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on 29 March 2020 of strengthened public gathering rules and guidance, Council will be closing more facilities. With immediate effect, Council’s publi... Read more
COVID-19 Response – Assistance with Rates
Lithgow City Council can assist residents who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 situation with assistance to lessen the impacts of rates charges. Council is legally required to levy ra... Read more
Lithgow Animal Shelter will have limited public access from Monday 30th March 2020
Lithgow Animal Shelter will have limited public access from Monday 30th March due to COVID 19 restrictions The outbreak of COVID 19 has placed State Government restrictions on social distancing dur... Read more
Green Waste Collection Final Reminder
Lithgow Council’s second green waste collection of the year scheduled for 6th April 2020 Lithgow Council provides a free green waste collection service four times a year with the second collectio... Read more
Mayor requests community to abide by Government Directions and Information – self isolate where possible
Lithgow Mayor Ray Thompson urged Lithgow residents to fully support and comply with the directions forthcoming from the Federal and State authorities, as we all battle the introduction of the COVID 19... Read more
COVID-19 Response - Waste Services
Lithgow City Council wishes to announce the following changes and updates to waste services in response to COVID-19 to protect workers and members of our community. Lithgow Solid Waste Facility From... Read more
COVID-19 Response – Customer Services
Lithgow City Council’s priority is the health of our staff, and the health of our community, and we are focused on continuing to safely deliver essential services to the community. Customer Service... Read more
Works Suspended on Wolgan Road, Wolgan Gap
Council wishes to advise residents that the works that have been occurring on Wolgan Road, at Wolgan Gap, have been temporarily suspended. The works have been put on hold for approximately 1 - 2 w... Read more
Applications for Council Financial Assistance Open 1 April 2020
Lithgow City Council is taking applications from not-for-profit organisations to fund local community projects and activities. While the Covid -19 pandemic is impacting on all sectors of our community... Read more
COVID-19 Response
Following the Prime Minister’s announcement of new and enhanced social distance measures to slow the spread of COVID-19, Council’s services and facilities will be further impacted. Council’s ... 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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