New Bulk Trash Request Temporarily Suspended

Starting Monday - May 18, 2020 NEW bulk trash requests will be TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED. For the next week, the Streets Department will work to pick up scattered bulk trash and old bulk trash requests. Please DO NOT put out NEW bulk trash items.

Public Meetings for Month of May to Be Live Streamed on Facebook

Updated 3:10 PM EST | May 8, 2020City of Chester to Live Stream Public Meetings on Facebook for Month of May As nationwide mitigation efforts to stop the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) are still ongoing, Chester City Hall will remain closed to the public. All...

Licensing & Inspection Questions/Concerns

Licensing & Inspection Questions/Concerns? (permit fees, construction, etc.) Visit the Forms & Permits section. Download the form you need and mail it to Chester City Hall. If you still need assistance, please call (610) 447-7700 ext. 7988 and leave a...

Tax Deadline Extended to May 31, 2020

Visit Finance and Tax Office Page Tax Deadline Extended: May 31, 2020 The city of Chester will grant a 2% discount to anyone who pays their taxes by May 31, 2020. Residents who wish to pay their tax bill during this time can drop off payment at the drive-thru service...
Mayor Thaddeus Kirkland, Director of Public Affairs

Welcome to the City of Chester

Welcome to the new City of Chester Official Website.  We hope you find all the resources you are looking for.  Be sure to check out our Facebook and Twitter pages as we are constantly staying in touch with the constituents in the City of Chester.


The City has changed parking processing vendors as of May 1st, 2019.  Any parking ticket issued on or after May 1st can be paid in person at Chester City Hall, on-line by clicking the Pay Parking Ticket icon or visiting to make a web payment.

Any ticket issued before May 1st, please read the ticket for payment instructions.

Meter Rates:

Paying with Coins:First two Quarters = 30 Minutes
.10 cents = 3 minutes
.5 cents = 1 1/2 minutes
Paying with Card:$1.00 = 30 minutes (default value / minimum allowed with credit card payment)
.50 cents = additional 15 minutes (press button to add time in 15 min. increments for a max time of two hours).
Access Chester City Email
Click to view latest City Information on Access Channel 10
Pay Code Ticket Online
Pay Ticket Online

Use the button for tickets written on or after May 1, 2019

Upcoming Events

Tue 02
Mon 08

Deliberative Only Meeting

June 8 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
Tue 09

Free Food Distribution

June 9 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT
Wed 10

Planning Commission Meeting

June 10 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM EDT
Wed 10

City Council Meeting

June 10 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
Mon 15

Flag Day

June 15

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Public Notices and Advisories
Arts and Culture
Forms, Permits and Applications
Healthy Living & Chester Bureau of Health
2010 Census Profile Document
Chester Connected Email Signup
Chester Planning Department & VISION 20/20
Chester City Recycling Bins