Chester Township

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


Local Health Services

As of July 1, 2022, Randolph Township and Roxbury Township jointly provide local health services to Chester Township. By virtue of this agreement, Randolph provides NJ Licensed Health Officer services (administrative) and Roxbury provides environmental (field inspection), public health nursing services (communicable disease surveillance) and health education/promotion services.

Septic system inspection and plan review services are not provided by the local health provider.  These services are provided by a third-party professional engineering firm.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline toolkit link:
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Lead Information

As of July 1, 2022, the State of NJ passed a law requiring municipalities to inspect residential dwellings for lead based paint hazards prior to occupancy.  This measure is intended to prevent childhood lead poisoning caused by deteriorated paint surfaces in residential rental dwellings.  Please contact the Township Offices for further information about this requirement.

COVID-19 Information

For the most up-to-date information about COVID vaccinations and other resources in our community, please visit the Morris County COVID Information Hub. Morris County COVID-19 cases are updated regularly. Click here for updates. 

Any resident who would like to call to discuss their symptoms or to self-report is encouraged to call the Health Department at 973-448-2028.

In response to a national mental wellness crisis in youth and young adults, the New Jersey Department of Children and Families is launching a statewide, innovative hub-and-spoke model of services and resources intended to support youth mental wellness and promote prevention initiatives (prevention of bullying, prevention of teen suicide, prevention of substance use, etc.) Read more about NJ Statewide Student Support Services (NJ4S) at:


Local Health Services:

Environmental Inspections - call 973-448-2028

  • Food establishments
  • Mobile foods / events
  • Youth camps / childcare centers
  • Well inspections / well testing (forms here)

Public Health Nursing - call 973-448-2028 with questions

  • Communicable Disease Surveillance
  • COVID-19 Info Hub
  • Immunization Auditing

Health Education:


Chester Township

1 Parker Road
Chester, NJ 07930

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Tel: (908) 879-5100
Fax: (908) 879-8281
Main Office Open 9:00-4:30 M-F
See Staff Directory for individual office hours.

Police Contact

In case of emergency, dial 911.

For non-emergencies, dial 908-879-5514.

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