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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 


LJ Hooker Reg Cowden Memorial Sports Star of the Year Awards – March 2017 Winners
The winners of the LJ Hooker Reg Cowden Memorial Sports Star of the Year Awards for the month of March 2017 have been announced by Lithgow City Council. Mayor of Lithgow, Councillor Stephen Lesslie announced Morgan Watts (Triathlon) winner of the ... Read more
Scheduled Road Works for Lithgow Street, from Bent Street to Kirkland Link, and the intersection of Macauley Street and Tank Street
In the coming weeks council will be undertaking upgrade works in Lithgow Street and at the intersection of Tank St and Sandford Avenue which will improve traffic flow and pedestrian safety. The works are part of the Roads and Maritime Service’s ... Read more
Lithgow Celebrates Youth Week 2017
Lithgow City Council is celebrating National Youth Week 2017 with a Manga Drawing Workshop hosted by Matthew Lin at the Library on Thursday 6 April from 3.30pm. Each year thousands of young people from all over Australia come together to get ... Read more
Final 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 second of the year scheduled for the next Monday 3rd ... Read more
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

Public Notices

Outdoor 50m pool is closing for Winter
After a busy first season the outdoor facility will be closing to the public as of close of business on Sunday 2nd April 2017.

The staff and management of the aquatic centre would like to everyone for their patronage during the Summer Season.

We will be continuing to run our regular programs over the Winter Season and look forward to your continued patronage throughout the year.

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.

Expressions of Interest

Sale of Abandoned Vehicles

Lithgow City Council is inviting quotations for the purchase of the following abandoned vehicles:

  • Holden Commodore sedan VX – Blue
  • Hyundai Elantra Hatch – White
  • Volvo Sedan – Yellow
  • Holden Commodore sedan VS – Blue
  • Nissan Pulsar Hatch – Black
  • Suzuki Swift Hatch – Green
  • Holden Commodore sedan – Tan
  • Toyota Camry sedan – White
  • Holden Commodore sedan – Black
  • Holden Commodore sedan – White
  • Honda Concerto hatch - Grey

For inspections by appointment call Council’s Plant and Depot Supervisor, Mark Cronin on 63529153

All vehicles will be sold in “as is” condition.

All vehicles are unregistered and cannot be driven on the road. The vehicles will not be released from the depot without suitable transportation.

Written offers marked “Purchase of abandon vehicle” maybe posted to PO Box 19, Lithgow NSW 2790 or Emailed to council@lithgow.nsw.gov.au or faxed to 02 6351 4259.

The highest or any quotation not necessarily accepted.

 Closing date: 4.00pm Thursday 13th April 2017


Customer Satisfaction Survey
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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

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.