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Key Contact Information 

Contacting Councils


Engagement with the council is an important part of the electric vehicle charge station planning and installation process. Contact your local council if you are thinking about installing an electric vehicle charge station to confirm if approval or consent is required.

Contact the council to:

  • submit landowner consent

  • obtain licensing/leasing arrangements

  • submit development applications

  • obtain development consent 

Bathurst Regional Council

Forbes Shire Council

Contact details

02 6850 2300

Parkes Shire Council

Blayney Shire Council

Lachlan Shire Council

Weddin Shire Council

Contact details

02 6343 1212

Cabonne Council

Oberon Council

Cowra Council

Contact details

02 6340 2000

Orange City Council



Contacting Essential Energy


Essential Energy is the Distribution Network Service Provider in Central NSW.


For new connections or connection alterations, consult the Essential Energy website


All connection enquiries can be made to 13 23 91

Image credit: Bathurst Regional Council

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