Lithgow City Council
Special Rate Variation
Council has submitted an application to IPART for a permanent increase to land rates in accordance with the Council resolution of 23 January 2023.
The overall income from land rates will increase by a maximum of 45.7% (including a 3.7% rate peg). Council has committed to limiting any increase in the residential, farming and business (general) rating categories to 27.7% (including the 3.7% rate peg) with the balance of the SRV funds required to be levied against the business power generation sub-category, mining category and a new quarrying business sub-category or sub-categories.
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Information relating the recovery from recent flooding event
Acknowledgement of Country
Lithgow City Council acknowledges the Aboriginal people of the country on which we work, their traditions, culture and a shared history and identity.
Lithgow City Council also pays respect to Elders past and present and recognises the continued connection to country.
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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.