Whether you’re wanting to find a job, look for community services, or pay your rates 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 135kms of walking tracks and 90 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.
Get information on our new initiative to help local tradespeople secure more local work.
Blue Mountains Library has closed the book on overdue fines! From 1 August 2020, overdue fees are no longer being charged and all historical overdue fines are waived.
Each year, Blue Mountains City Council releases its Waterways Health Snapshot.
A rejuvenation of Springwood Town Centre is happening later this year, thanks to the Western Parkland City Liveability Program.
How we protect our Water Sensitive City...
Looking for a job in the beautiful Blue Mountains? Get a list of our current job vacancies.
This section provides information for businesses and links to information and support available,...
02 August, 2020
Blue Mountains Library has closed the book on overdue fines! From 1 August 2020, overdue fees will no longer be...
10 Aug, 2020
Council raises concerns about proposed Woolworths development at Springwood
31 Jul, 2020
Local Government Week (August 3-9) is a good time to reflect on the past year...
06 Aug, 2020
Each year, Blue Mountains City Council releases its Waterways Health Snapshot,...
Blue Mountains City Council