Chester Borough Petition Public Notice Requirements

Please take notice that the Highlands Council is accepting written public comment on the Borough of Chester’s Amended Petition for Plan Conformance for designation of the Chester Borough Highlands Center through Monday, December 16, 2019. The Amended Petition is available for review both in the offices of the Highlands Council and on the Chester Borough page of the Council website: www.nj.gov/njhighlands/planconformance/chester_boro.html. (more…)

Chester Borough Names Property at 50 North Road

The Chester Borough Council has unanimously voted to name the Open Space property at 50 North Road, the Seward Hill Preserve. The Preserve, purchased by the Borough in 2009 from Alcatel-Lucent, consists of 64 acres, which are restricted to passive recreation. There are an additional 22 acres on the parcel which are owned by the municipality and the buildings house the municipal offices and department of public works in addition to the Chester Board of Education. (more…)

Expired: Well Water Testing Available to Chester Area Residents

Note: The information on this page represents historical information. As such, it may no longer be relevant or accurate.

This spring, Chester Township and Chester Borough will team up with Raritan Headwaters to offer well testing at an affordable cost. Residents can purchase water sample collection kits on Saturday, April 7th from 9:00 a.m. to noon at The Barn at Highlands Ridge Park at 100 North Road. Water samples must then be dropped off on Monday, April 9th from 6:30-10:00 a.m. at The Barn. Test results will be available two weeks later.

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Borough of Chester – Hunting Notice

Chester Borough will be holding the first season of its Deer Management Program beginning January 1, 2018. Interested Chester Borough Residents that are NJ licensed hunters should submit applications by December 21, 2017 to be eligible for consideration. Applications are available here and also at the Municipal Building located at 50 North Road. A lottery drawing will be held on December 21, 2017 at 4 pm. Lottery winners who are not present will be notified. A walkabout and proficiency test will be held on December 23, 2017 at 10:00 for the winners.

Denean Probasco, RMC, CMR Borough Clerk

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