Chester Township
1 Parker Road
Chester, New Jersey 07930


The planning services offered by the Chester Township Planning and Zoning Department include meeting with current or future homeowners, business, land owners, or developers to discuss their projects and develop a plan for the submittal of the applications or permits that may be necessary to complete the desired project. The Department also is responsible for the following:

  • Applications for land development, soil movement, variances, and interpretations (Planning Board & Zoning Board of Adjustment)
  • Resources for businesses seeking to move into the Township
  • Information for current and future homeowners and developers
  • Environmental information
  • Information on the public hearing process
  • Information on Master Plan documents
  • Coordination of other administrative duties including, grants, reports, and analyses
  • GIS and Mapping Services

Link to Planning Documents and Applications