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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

Bushfire Updates

NSW Government Buy Regional Campaign Expanded To Help Bush Fire Affected Businesses
Shoppers wanting to directly support businesses in towns impacted by bushfire or drought can connect with sellers via the NSW Government’s Buy Regional webpage, which is now taking new business list... Read more
New One-Stop Shop Customer Care Specialists For Bush Fire Affected Communities
Bush fire affected families and businesses can now access all available assistance being offered by local councils, the State Government and Federal Government, through the NSW Government’s new Bush... Read more
Council Bushfire Recovery Assistance
At the 13 January 2020 Extraordinary Meeting, Council resolved to implement a number of bushfire recovery assistance measures. Council is now offering the following assistance measures for bushfire... Read more
Bushfire Recovery Community Meeting Capertee & Hartley 23rd & 24th January 2020
If you have been impacted by the recent bushfires, please join us at a community recovery meeting. Come along to obtain the latest information, enquire about assistance or ask questions about bushfire... Read more
Fire affected land managers – stock and infrastructure assistance
Local Land Services (LLS) team are on the ground to help connect land managers with the services and support they need right now. Local Land Services with the Department of Primary Industries are p... Read more
Community Meeting – Bushfire Recovery – 9 January 2020
The bushfire situation continues to impact our community in differing ways. Council will hold a meeting for all community members impacted by the current and recent bushfires from 4.30 P.M. to 5:30 P.... Read more
Disaster Relief Grants
The Office of Emergency Management can provide disaster relief grants to eligible individuals and families whose homes and essential household contents have been damaged or destroyed by a disaster.&nb... Read more
Donations of goods such as clothing, food etc. while well-meant and extremely generous are not necessarily what's needed right now by those affected by bushfire. Some suggestions instead of donatin... Read more
Bushfire – Clarence & Dargan Garbage – Potable Water
With Bells Line of Road reopened, domestic waste collection will resume in Clarence and Dargan from next week. Domestic waste will be collected from the Clarence and Dargan areas as normal on... Read more
Dealing with Hazards and Waste from Bushfire Damaged Properties
How to deal with immediate hazards and waste generated from property loss is often one of the first questions that arise for property owners who have been affected by catastrophic bushfires and Lithgo... Read more


Be Connected at Your Library During Senior’s Week
Being connected to the world through technology is very important in today’s technological age and libraries are great places to connect to technology and to other people in the community. Head along to your local library during Senior’s Week to ... Read more
Local Artists Called to Display Artworks at Lithgow Library
Local artists are invited to submit an application to display their work for a one month period during 2020 at the Lithgow Library Learning Centre. “The Library is a great display space for local creative talents to showcase their works,” ... Read more
Final Reminder Green Waste Collection
Lithgow Council’s first green waste collection of the year scheduled for 3rd February 2020 Lithgow Council provides a free green waste collection service four times a year with the first collection of the year scheduled for the 3rd February 2020. ... Read more
NSW Government Ministers Visit Lithgow to Assist with Bushfire Recovery
The Hon Damien Tudehope, Minister for Small Business and the Hon Paul Toole, Minister for Regional Roads and Transport met with Mayor Ray Thompson and Deputy Mayor Steve Ring in Lithgow last Wednesday to listen first hand to the issues for those ... Read more
Temporary Closure of Hartley Vale Road
Council wishes to advise residents of the temporary closure of the Hartley Vale Road, from the Darling Cause Way to The Comet Inn. This road closure has been put in place for safety of the residents for the removal of damaged and dangerous trees ... 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.

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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