Chester Township
1 Parker Road
Chester, New Jersey 07930
908-879-5100

Did you know that you can receive emergency information tweets, even if you’re NOT a Twitter user? Emergency tweets can show up as texts on your phone. Here’s how: text the message ‘follow @chesterpolicenj’ to the number 40404. You’ll get a confirmation message, and will receive texts whenever the Chester Police or Office of Emergency Management tweets […]

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Vendors who wish to Peddle/Solicit must obtain a Peddler’s/Solicitors Permit, approved and issued by the governing body of  Chester Township. All individuals submitting an application must undergo a detailed background check. Permits are issued for a limited period of time, with duration ranging from a week to a year. Permits will have a photo ID on them. Residents […]

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The Chester Township Green Team is partnering with the UPS Store of Chester to offer our community the chance to safely dispose of sensitive documents through bulk paper shredding. Bring your bags and boxes of old tax returns, bank statements, receipts, medical statements, etc. to the UPS Store at 95 West Main St. in Chester […]

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Recently,  Chester Township received a Public Protection Classification Summary Report. We invite residents to forward this information to their insurance carriers as this may be helpful in reducing homeowner insurance rates. Please see the Forms on the Municipal Clerk’s page for the ‘Fire Protection Classification Report,’ and the ‘Fire Company Apparatus List’ to use when contacting […]

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Do you think you’re too old for the electronic communications scene? Think again! The fastest growing demographic connecting electronically is the Baby Boomers. Often Boomers get connected to stay in touch with younger family members, and are pleasantly surprised to find many valuable ways of connecting with the larger community and the world. If you’d […]

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Traditionally, humans have stayed connected to each other and to the world through visits, letters, phone calls, newspapers, and television. Now, the world is changing at an exponential pace. Traditional means of staying connected offer the benefits of meaningful, in-depth exchanges. However, staying connected to our local and global communities is now at our fingertips […]

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Most private drinking water is drawn from wells.  Consumers are responsible for maintaining the quality of their private water supply by conducting their own testing and reducing potential pollution sources. These potential pollutants can be from bacteria entering into your well, acidic water corroding household piping, or household chemicals that contaminate groundwater after improper disposal […]

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