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

CHESTER TOWNSHIP COUNCIL Notice of Meeting Change  PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that in accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, NJ.S.A. 10:4-6 et seq., and in consideration of Executive Order No. 103, issued by Governor Murphy on March 9, 2020, declaring a State of Emergency and a Public Health Emergency in the State of New Jersey, […]

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Chester Township offices will be closing at 1pm on Thursday, July 2 in observance of the July 4th holiday. July 3 is the observed holiday, so offices will reopen on Monday, July 6. Have a safe and enjoyable holiday weekend.

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FREEHOLDERS URGE RESIDENTS TO RETIRE OLD GLORY WITH RESPECT Use County MUA’s Flag Boxes or Visit Veterans’ Posts As we approach Independence Day, when the American flag will be widely displayed across our county, it’s a good time to think about what to with your old and tattered flags, and how to properly dispose of […]

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Chester Township’s electronic waste recycling resumes in June on Wednesdays from 8 am to 2 pm and on Saturdays from 8 am to 12 pm for Chester Township and Chester Borough residents only. Location is the Chester Twp. Department of Public Works at 65 Furnace Rd. The July dates will be July 1 and July […]

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Jersey Central Power & Light will be conducting its Annual Vegetation Management Aerial Patrol beginning June 15. Vegetation Management Aerial inspections are scheduled during the April through September time frame on an annual basis and cover all transmission facilities system-wide. Patrols consist of a Forestry Specialist that accompanies the pilot to identify effectiveness of prior […]

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The State of New Jersey has extended the adoption its budget until September 30 due to the Coronavirus, and as a result, towns have not yet received a certified tax rate. It was recommended by the State of New Jersey to send estimated bills out for the 3rd quarter taxes. Chester Township residents were recently […]

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APPOINTMENT ONLY RE-OPENING OF CHESTER TOWNSHIP TOWN HALL Beginning Wednesday, June 3, 2020, Chester Township will open by appointment only for essential Township business. Appointments are limited to services for which in-person interaction is required. A resident may enter the building as long as they have been well for at least 72 hours, and they have […]

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Update June 2, 2020 Dear residents of Chester Borough and Chester Township, We have just received word from the organizers of this Sunday’s Black Lives Matter Protest that they are moving the march and vigil to Turkey Brook Park, in Mount Olive Township on Sunday June 7, 2020 at 3:00 pm. The organizers elected to […]

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Due to COVID-19, New Jersey Elections are pushed to July 7th, and now will be Primarily Vote-By-Mail.   On May 15, 2020, Governor Murphy signed Executive Order #144 stating that the July 7th Primary Election will be conducted primarily by Vote by Mail (“VBM”), with limited in-person polling locations open on Primary Election Day. VBM […]

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April 1 is Census Day. “Communities benefit the most when the census counts everyone. When you respond to the census, you help your community get its fair share of federal funds spent on schools, hospitals, roads, public works and other vital programs.” Visit https://my2020census.gov to be counted. You will need the 12-digit Census ID found […]

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