General Public Notices

Title  Description

Notification of fire trail works

The loop road at the southern end of Mount Piddington will be closed commencing at 7am on 1 December 2021 for up to three weeks, to facilitate fire trail works being undertaken on the Hourn Point track. The closure will remain in place for the duration of the work, including outside of working hours. Parking will remain available at the junction of Mount Piddington Road and the loop, but please note that vehicles may need to enter and exit the worksite at any time and access points must not be blocked. 

Blue Mountains City Council’s Oval Spraying Operations

 

During September, October & November 2021, Council’s Sporting Ovals Section will be spraying broad leaf weeds, grasses & insects on the following Ovals:

  • Lapstone Oval
  • Glenbrook Park
  • Glenbrook Oval
  • Knapsack Ovals
  • Blaxland Ovals
  • Warrimoo Ovals
  • Summerhayes Ovals
  • Lomatia Oval
  • Tom Hunter Oval
  • Gloria Oval 
  • Peter Carroll Oval
  • Katoomba Showground

The following herbicides will be used: 

  • Pennmag, Active Constituent: 960 g/L S-Metolachior.
  • Destiny Herbicide, Active Constituent: 100 g/kg iodosulfuron-methyl-sodium
  • Bow & Arrow Herbicide, Active Constituents: 20 g/L Clopyralid, 15 g/L Diflufenican, 300 g/L MCPA.
  • Thumper insecticide, Active Constituent: 20 g/L Abamectin.
  • Columbus Insecticide, Active Constituent: 250 g/L Thiamethoxam.
  • Smackdown Herbicide, Active Constituent 240g/L Carfentrazone-ethyl.
  • Cutlass Herbicide, Active Constituent: 500g/L Dicamba.

This spraying will only take place if the weather permits. Any enquiries regarding these activities please contact Blue Mountains City Council on 4780 5000. 

Local Planning Panel (LPP) Meeting

Please see this page for meeting dates and further information about the panel please click here

The agenda and determinations are published online. 

Load Limit in place for rail bridge on Wilson Way, Blaxland

Sydney Trains has placed an interim 19 tonne load limit on the rail bridge on Wilson Way, Blaxland. The interim load limit will be in place pending the outcome of a detailed engineering review to be conducted by Sydney Trains (date unknown).

Council will be installing 19 tonne load limit signage at the approaches to the bridge in accordance with Section 115 of the Roads Act 1993.  This load limit will preclude any vehicle over 19 tonne from using this bridge, effective from the date on which the signage is erected. 

Further information: contact Council on 4780 5000.

Alternate route information:

  • Potential Alternative Route 1 - via Railway Pde Warrimoo - download map
  • Potential Alternative Route 2 - via Layton Ave, Wilson Way Blaxland - download map
    • Potential Alternative Route 3 - via Hare St Glenbrook - download map

Road naming and road re-naming proposals

Please see this page for information about road naming and road re-naming proposals in the Blue Mountains.