Proposed Affordable Housing Settlement Agreement Between Chester Borough & Turkey Farm Acquisitions

Attached is the proposed affordable housing settlement agreement between Chester Borough and Turkey Farm Acquisitions LLC. This agreement has been approved by the Turkey Farm owners and will be discussed and voted on at the regularly scheduled meeting of the Chester Borough Mayor and Council on Tuesday, October 16 at 7 pm, Borough Municipal Building, located at 50 North Road, Chester. (more…)

Larison Property Press Release

In March of 2015, the New Jersey Supreme Court declared the Council on Affordable Housing (COAH) failing and transferred jurisdiction from COAH to New Jersey trial courts in order to adjudicate municipal compliance with their affordable housing obligations. The decision permitted municipalities to file Declaratory Judgment Actions (DJ Actions) with trial courts to seek approval of their Affordable Housing Plans, or risk being sued by a developer.  As required, the Borough submitted a Declaratory Judgment to the courts by the prescribed deadline. (more…)

Meeting Feb. 9th on Master Plan Amendment for Highlands Conformance

On Thursday, February 9th at 7:00 pm, the Chester Borough Land Use Board will be meeting to discuss the Master Plan Amendment for Highlands Plan Conformance. The meeting will take place at the Chester Borough Municipal Building, 50 North Rd., Chester NJ. 
The public is invited to attend. The meeting agenda and associated documents can be found at the following link: