Chester is a quaint New England town with a population of 3,144, centrally located, and in close proximity to several ski areas including Okemo, Stratton, and Killington. Chester offers a community of great restaurants, comfortable B & Bs, and interesting shops, including authentic antique stores and lovely art galleries. Whether you are looking for a quiet respite, or just adventuring off the beaten path..... Here, you can enjoy a tranquil and charming atmosphere. Chester is also a wonderful place to live!
The Town of Chester will hold meetings via Zoom and at the Town Hall. The link to the meetings will be posted here. By Phone, call (646) 558 8656 and enter the Meeting ID and passcode posted below (some meetings do not require a passcode).
For important news and updates please see below, access the Latest News tab, or click here- News Blog Spot
At the October 5, 2022 meeting the Selectboard will review a proposal from the Planning Commission and Zoning Administrator for an ordinance to register short term rentals in Chester. The ordinance and accompanying letter can be found here: Seletcboard Letter Rental Option Table Draft Ordinance The Selectboard welcomes input about the proposed ordinance from citizens at that meeting.
The State is replacing Bridge 16 on Route 103 North near Smokeshire Road. Please see here for information relating to this project-Bridge Replacement
The Town of Chester's Land Records are available online. The documents on the site date back to 1980. Please call the Town Office at (802) 875-2173 to ask about unrecorded documents or to set up an appointment to view ones that cannot be found online. The link can be found here- Land Records
The Town of Chester's Lister information and tax maps are now available online. Please use this link to access this tool- Lister Information.
The 2022 Fall edition of the Town Newsletter has been released. Copies of the Newsletter can be found at various places around town. If you would like to receive the Newsletter by mail or have it emailed to you, please call the office at 875-2173, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please see here to view this edition. Newsletter
Pay by Credit/Debit Card Available
The Town of Chester has the option to pay by credit/debit card. This option can be accessed at the Town Office, by clicking on the flag icon below, or calling the Town Office at (802) 875-2173. Also, the Mobile App can be downloaded to your phone or tablet as a convenient way to keep track of your account. If you choose to download the Mobile App, please use number 37105 in the field provided to access the Town of Chester's account. There will be a $1 convenience fee applied to all charges under $33, and a 3% fee for anything that amount or over.