2017 Brush & Leaf Removal

BRUSH REMOVAL

Spring Brush Clean up – April 10th – 14th

Fall Brush Clean up – October 9th – 13th

Limbs/large branches:  1” to 4” diameter.  Place branches in neat piles with butt ends in same direction facing the curb. This material does not need to be tied.

Brush:  1” or less diameter.  Tie material in 3-4 foot bundles and place at curb.  Use string, NOT WIRE!

Do not mix with grass, leaves, roots, stumps, garbage etc.  This will not be picked up.

LEAF REMOVAL

October 16th – November 22nd

Please place leaves in piles behind the curb line.  Leaves should not extend more than 2 feet into the street.

Leaves cannot be closer than 10 feet from the storm drain as per NJDEP regulations.

Leaves will NOT be picked up if: put in bags, mixed with grass, sticks or garden debris.

All brush and leaves must be placed out at the curb prior to 8 am on the required dates.  Brush and leaves that are not picked up due to non-compliance with the above will become the responsibility of the homeowner.    

Location of Farmers Market to change 7/23

The Chester Farmers Market is moving to a new location Starting Sunday, July 23. The Farmers Market, sponsored by the Chester-Long Valley Rotary, will now be held at the Municipal Field on Main Street, by the Gazebo. The hours are the same from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM on Sundays.

Communications Survey

Chester Borough would like to be able to reach all of its residents in order to communicate information in a timely manner. Please let us know your preference about you would like to be reached by filling out a short survey with your contact information. Thank you!

Click here to take the survey.

Mosquito Control in Morris County

Morris County, NJ’s Division of Mosquito Control has compiled information to assist residents with mosquito control this season. Click here to read about reducing standing water, and use of various pesticide chemicals used to kill mosquitoes.