The Department of Public Safety is comprised of the Department of Licenses and Inspections, including the Building Official's Office and Housing Division; the Health Department; and the Fire Department. Our employees protect the residents of the City of Chester from unsafe and life threatening conditions and ensure safety through code enforcement, housing and food establishment inspections, outreach programs, and fire safety.
Commercial Inspections only - Building permits/Contractor licenses
Code questions for Building Official
610-447-7703 or 610-447-7751/7752
Residential Inspections only
Permits to for driveways, street openings, sidewalks, etc.
Food Inspection for businesses