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

Have You Seen This Insect? From Rutgers NJ Agricultural Experiment Station: If you think you have seen or collected a spotted lanternfly please report it (please include the town and county where the specimen was found and attach a photograph) to the New Jersey Department of Agriculture and the Department of Entomology at the Rutgers […]

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July 24, 2020 The Chester Township Municipal Building is now open for visitors, with safety guidelines in place.  The side door of Town Hall is open (the one without stairs).  Visitors must wear a face covering to enter the building, sanitize their hands upon entering, and maintain social distancing with a distance of at least 6-feet from […]

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Attention Chester Township and Chester Borough business owners: If you are unable to operate your business indoors due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Chester Township Parks Committee would like to make available to you one of Chester Township’s beautiful and spacious parks so that you can operate your business outdoors. Apply to use one of our parks for […]

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COVID-19: MORRIS COUNTY AND JERSEY CARES OFFER GROCERY SHOPPING FOR SENIORS AND DISABLED RESIDENTS Sign up to be a Volunteer Shopper for this COVID-19 Program The Morris County Office on Aging, Disabilities, and Community Programming is partnering with nonprofit Jersey Cares to provide volunteers to do grocery shopping for older or disabled residents across  all […]

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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 the first Wednesday of each month from 8 am to 2 pm, and on the first Saturday of each month 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 […]

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Governor Murphy’s Executive Order #133 of April 29, 2020 calls for the reopening of State and County parks at dawn on Saturday, May 2. However, there are some restrictions that all users should abide by (see below). The order recommends that people wear a cloth face covering while in public settings at the parks and […]

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COVID-19: Morris County Prosecutor Warns of Stimulus Check Scams Do Not Give Callers Personal Information Morris County residents should be on the lookout for criminal scammers who are looking to take an illegal bite out of your government stimulus checks during this COVID-19 pandemic, warns Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp. The recent national attention on […]

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The Department of Labor created a new web portal that allows New Jersey residents to contact the Department of Labor directly. This is a helpful tool for residents who have questions about their applications. To submit a message, residents must go to www.myunemployment.nj.gov and follow the instructions below: On the top navigation, scroll to the right for […]

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The New Jersey Department of the Treasury has frozen a portion of spending in order to ensure the State can meet its emergency and statutorily required obligations. Regrettably, this includes freezing funding to support the 2017 Homestead Benefit program. As a result, any credits intended to be applied to the May 1st property tax bills, including checks […]

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