Proposed Road Closing Under Section 38B Roads Act 1993

Dec 18, 2023

19 December 2023

Notice of this matter was previously published on Council’s website on 4 July 2023.  The matter is being re-notified as a change has been made to the unregistered plan published with the notice.  The updated plan identifies proposed Lot 5, which was previously shown as being part of proposed Lot 1.

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(s) listed in Schedule 1.

Schedule 1:

  • Those parts of Sir Thomas Mitchell Drive that are submerged under Lake Lyell and shown as proposed Lots 2, 3 and 4 on unregistered plan dated 26 April 2023, reference 4/6017.
  • That part of Lockyers Line of Road that is submerged under Lake Lyell and shown as proposed Lot 1 on unregistered plan dated 26 April 2023, reference 4/6017.

Upon closure of the road(s), council intends to transfer the lots to EnergyAustralia NSW Pty Ltd pursuant to council resolution 13-121 of 15 April 2013 and in accordance with the 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, on or before 31 January 2024. 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.

Enquiries:          Property and Legal Services Officer
Telephone:        6354 9999
Email:               council@lithgow.nsw.gov.au

For the General Manager, Lithgow City Council