Orange City Council
Preferred Mailing

135 Byng Street
PO Box 35



Orange City Council is committed to making a positive contribution to both our region and our local community. With around 500 employees, we take pride in being both for and part of the Orange community. Our aim - to make Orange a better place to live today and tomorrow.

Situated in the Central West of NSW, only 3 ½ hours west of Sydney, Orange is a vibrant and diverse place to live, offering all the benefits of a busy city life in the calm of a regional location. With award winning restaurants and wineries and a vibrant and ever expanding arts, cultural and music scene you can have the best of both worlds, all within a short drive from your front door.

Covering an area of approximately 290km2, Council's Development Assessment team currently review and assess over 500 DA's per year (a mix of residential, commercial, industrial and rural), with a median processing time of 20 days (well above the industry standard). With a local government area currently covering over 40,000 people. Orange City Council provides a range of services to both the Orange community and the wider region. Operating four funds (General, Water, Sewer and Trust), managing an annual budget of over $190 million and overseeing an investment portfolio of over $170 million.