If you wish to install a new driveway on your property and it is located on a Town road, you must apply for a permit. There is no fee for this particular permit. You may download the Application and forward it to the following address: Town of Chester P. O. Box 370 Chester, VT 05143
Nonprofit organizations may apply to the Board of Selectmen for permission to conduct coin drop highway solicitations on Town highways. The application can be downloaded and must be submitted to the Town Manager for inclusion on the agenda for a Board of Selectmen meeting which are held the first and third Wednesdays of each month. Traffic control cones are required and specific information concerning the layout of these devices is available at the Town Manager's Office. For further information, please call the Town Hall at (802) 875-2173.
The Chester Police Department will monitor the alarm system you have installed at your business or residence and respond when an alarm is received. If you have not registered your alarm with the Department and would like for us to monitor it for you, please download a copy of the Registration form by clicking below and forward to: Chester Police Department P. O. Box 370 Chester, VT 05143
If you plan to be away from your residence or business for an extended period, the Chester Police Department will monitor your property while you are away. Just download the request form and drop it off at the Town Hall at your convenience.
Individuals wishing to establish a vending-type business on public property must apply for a permit from the Board of Selectmen. You may download the application for this permit and either bringing into Town Hall or mailing to: Town of Chester P. O Box 370 Chester, VT 05143
Please use this application when you wish to connect your property to the Town's sewer system. A fee is required; please see the Permit Fee Schedule for the fee amount. For further information, please contact the Town Manager.
This application is used when a resident wishes to connect property to the Town's water system. The application must be filed with the required fee; please see the Permit Fee Schedule for the correct fee. For further information, please see the Town Manage at Town Hall.
Please download and complete any zoning forms that you need, then be sure to either hand deliver or mail the form(s) to Preston Bristow, Town of Chester, P.O. Box 370, Chester, VT, 05143
Do I Need a State Permit? Whenever a project is proposed that may require state Act 250 or other permits, a state Permit Specialist can be asked to complete a Project Review Sheet. The town Development Review Board (DRB) may require that a Project Review Sheet be provided before considering a project application. To find Chester’s Permit Specialist go to https://dec.vermont.gov/environmental-assistance/permits/specialists