About Sydney

The City of Sydney is the local government authority responsible for the city centre and more than 30 suburbs within our boundaries.
The City is fast becoming a leading environmental performer and our sustainability plan guides what we do – sustainable development is not just about the physical environment but it is also about fostering Sydney’s economy, society and culture into our plans.
The area we look after covers just over 26 square kilometres extending from Sydney Harbour at Rushcutters Bay, to Glebe and Annandale in the west, from Sydney Park and Rosebery in the south to Centennial Park and Paddington in the east.
We provide services for more than 200,000 residents and 20,000 businesses, as well as the daily influx of workers and visitors into the City. On any given day, the local population swells to more than 1 million with people commuting, doing business, shopping, playing, studying, or here to see the sights of Sydney.
In most parts of the local area, the City is the main consent authority for new development. We provide essential local services such as our network of libraries, street cleansing, maintaining roads, assessing development applications, collecting was...


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