June Community Update

Jul 6, 2023

Lithgow Emerging Economy Plan (LEEP)

The draft Lithgow Emerging Economy Plan (also known as the LEEP) is in its final form and is available to the community for review and comment. The ambition of LEEP is to re-shape, diversify and grow the city’s economy.

The LEEP Transition Plan and a summary version are on public exhibition from Monday 13 June 2023 to Monday 17 July 2023.

Submissions can be made online or in writing. To help shape the future of the Lithgow Local Government Area we invite you to consider the following questions:

  • What do you like about the vision and pathway for Lithgow in 2030?
  • What would you change?
  • Is there anything missing?

Would you like to continue to be involved in the transition? If so how would you like to be involved?

Click here to view information and make a submission

Foundations Development Control Plan 2023

This DCP provides site specific development controls and guidelines that apply to future development in the Foundations Urban Release Area at Williwa St Portland.

The document and supporting exhibition materials are on public exhibition from 8 June 2023 – 7 July 2023 and are available for viewing on Council’s website or at Council’s town libraries during ordinary office hours.

Should any person or group wish to make a submission on the Draft DCP, it should be in writing and submitted to Council no later than 4.30pm on 7 July 2023.

Submissions should quoting reference DCP FP 23.

Proposed Road Closing Under Section 38B Roads Act 1993

In pursuance of the provisions of the Roads Act 1993, notice is hereby given that Lithgow City Council proposes to close the council public road listed in Schedule 1.

Schedule 1:

  • Those parts of Bloody Cutting Road, Sir Thomas Mitchell Drive and Lockyers Line of Road that are submerged under Lake Lyell and shown as proposed Lots 1, 2, 3 and 4 on unregistered plan dated 26 April 2023. 

Upon closure of the road, council intends to transfer the lots to EnergyAustralia NSW Pty Ltd pursuant to council resolutions 13-121 of 15 April 2013 and Deed of Agreement dated 9 May 2013.

All interested persons are hereby invited to make submissions concerning the proposal to the General Manager, Lithgow City Council, 180 Mort Street, Lithgow, within twenty-eight days of the date of this advertisement. Please note that under the provisions of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009, such submissions may be referred to third parties for consideration.

Once the submission period is completed, Lithgow City Council will consider all duly made submissions before deciding whether to continue with the road closure proposal.

Click here to view online

Enquiries:  Property and Legal Services Officer

Telephone:(02) 6354 9999

Join Our Team

Council is currently seeking applications for the following position/s:

  • Casual Learn to Swim Instructor closes 31 August
  • Casual Lifeguard closes 31 August
  • Unlicenced Plumber closes 10 July
  • Casual Ranger closes 10 July
  • Network Administrator closes 13 July
  • Payroll Officer closes 13 July

Applications must be received by the advertised close date.

Bi-Annual Bulky Waste Clean-up

The Bi-Annual Clean-up will be provided on MONDAY 17th July 2023.

Residents are reminded that a SERVICE BY REQUEST will apply.

Residents must register via Council’s website www.council. lithgow.com or alternatively phone Council on 6354 9999. Registrations close12.00pm FRIDAY 14th July 2023.

Register online – click here