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Online DAs

Online Development Applications

Information and links to lodging your application online via the Planning Portal

Guide to the DA process

Development application process from NSW Dept of Planning

building frame

Complying Development

Description of types of complying development and application form

Building Without Approval

Consequences of building without prior approval

Civil Engineering

Guidelines and standard drawings

Clearing Native Vegetation

What you need to know about the assessment and approval process

Building in the Country

Considerations when thinking about building in rural locations.

Bushfire Prone Land

Information on providing a bushfire assessment report


Contribution Plans

Details of Section 94A contribution plans

Draft policies

DA Determination Statements

Review statements regarding the determination of development approvals

Development plans

Development Control Plans

Lithgow Development Control Plan 2021

Exempt Development

Details regarding the State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt and complying development codes) 2008

Principal Certifying Authority

The benefits of having Council act as your principal certifying authority

economic development

Donations and Gifts Disclosure

The political donation disclosure laws commenced on 1 October 2008.

Lithgow Community Participation Plan

Details regarding the adoption of the Lithgow CPP

Heritage and Conservation Management

What is heritage and what it means to you

Glanmire Oval Flood

Lithgow Floodplain Management

Information relating to the Council’s floodplain management program


Local Environmental Plan (LEP)

The principal planning instrument affecting land use in the Lithgow LGA

Marrangarroo Master Plan

Marrangaroo Masterplan 

Details of Marrangaroo Masterplan Development Control Plan Project

Plumbing and Drainage Work

Information for plumbers and drainers regarding plumbing reforms from 2012

Section 64 – Development Servicing Plan for Water Supply and Sewerage

Information for developers

Capertee Valley

Road Naming and Property Addressing

Information regarding the NSW Addressing User Manual developed by the Geographical Names Board

Swimming Pools

Details of swimming pool register and compliance with Swimming Pools Act 1992


Lithgow Local Heritage Grants 2022

Grant applications are now being accepted 

Asbestos – Be Ready

Information on asbestos awareness