Whether you’re wanting to pay your rates, look for community services, or secure a job, we have a wealth of information on living in the Blue Mountains. In this section you can also find information on animals, buying and selling property and waste and recycling.
We value businesses that support the needs of our community. Our City’s diverse range of villages and towns offer businesses a variety of environments in which to operate. Whether you’re interested in learning about what’s driving economic development, finding the right permit, or submitting a tender or quote, you’ll find tools and resources here.
We support a range of programs and dedicated staff, to help meet the needs of all of our community. We love to celebrate our people and their strengths and work together in partnership to achieve shared goals. For more information on people and services in our City, please click on the links.
Council has 105 parks across the Blue Mountains. We provide 29 sportsgrounds and 66 sport courts. We manage over 135kms of walking tracks and 98 lookouts. We own and maintain 5 aquatic centres, 34kms of bike paths, 15km of the Great Blue Mountains Trail, 7 cliff sport precincts, 6 skate parks, 6 natural campgrounds and 2 tourist parks. We also have a BMX bike track and a hang gliding launch pad.
The Blue Mountains is one of only two cities in the world surrounded by a World Heritage Area. It also sits within the Sydney drinking water catchment, servicing 1.7 million people. Get information here on how we manage and help protect our unique environment. We also provide an overview of how you can get involved.
Explore our information and resources on things that you need to consider before building, renovating or subdividing land. Lodge and track your application online and view development applications on exhibition.
The Blue Mountains is home to nearly 80,000 people residing in 27 towns and villages, spread across 100 kilometres of mountainous terrain. A key challenge for us is fostering social and economic well-being, while maintaining and protecting the World Heritage environment that surrounds us.
Blue Mountains City of the Arts Trust grant partners for 2018/19 share the story of their creative and performing arts projects.
Get our Blue Mountains in Summer guide, for all that's happening until February.
We're looking for new members to join the Blue Mountains Youth Council. Are you 12-19 years and have a passion for our community and the environment? Apply today!
Blue Mountains Tourist Parks are immersed in bushland and are the perfect base for exploring our kingdom of nature.
Get an overview of the types of care on offer, the steps to enrol a child and links to childcare resources. Our new website also has information for those interested in becoming an educator.
Get information on what's happening at our Leisure Centres...
Nominations for the 2019 Seniors Week Recognition Awards close on Monday 11 February, 2019. ...
Our Visitor Information Centres are at Glenbrook and Echo Pt, Katoomba...
18 January, 2019
We’re calling on the Blue Mountains community to take part in a landmark recycling survey.
18 Jan, 2019
We’re looking for new members for the Blue Mountains Youth Council. If you...
17 Dec, 2018
Eight permanent drinking water stations have been installed at recreational...
05 Dec, 2018
Council congratulates the Popes Glen Bushcare Group for their efforts in...
Blue Mountains City Council