Ordinances and Regulations
This Ordinance was adopted by the Select Board to regulate the collection and disposal of solid waste in the Town of Chester.
Cemetery Rules and Regulations:
These Rules and Regulations control the sale of lots, use, and maintenance of all cemeteries in the Town of Chester.
Chester Economic Development Fund:
The purpose of the Town of Chester’s Development Fund is to encourage and support business enterprises or the Town of Chester’s municipal departments that produce a variety of goods and services that maximize the opportunities for the citizens of Chester. The fund is also available to assist in upgrading technology to improve the efficient operation of existing private business or the Town of Chester.
To learn more about the fund, or to apply, use the links below:
This Ordinance regulates the control of dogs within the Town of Chester.
To view or print a copy of the Town of Chester Fee Schedule, just click below.
Flood Damage Prevention Regulations:
Flood Damage Prevention Regulations are now included in the Zoning Bylaws, Article 6.
Road and Bridge Standards:
To learn about the road and bridge standards, use the link below.
Ordinance Regulating Outdoor Storage of Junk and Junk Vehicles:
The Ordinance Regulating Outdoor Storage of Junk and Junk Vehicles pertains to outdoor storage of junk and junk vehicles.
Short-Term Rental Ordinance
This ordinance requiring the annual registration of short-term rental units was adopted by the Select Board on December 7, 2022, and became effective on February 6, 2023. Mobile registration by computer, tablet or phone is under development and should be available for use in April 2023.
Subdivision Regulations are now included in the Zoning Bylaws, Section 4.12 in Article 4.
These Regulations pertain to the operation, use, and parking of motor vehicles in the Town of Chester.
These Regulations pertain to the use of the water system for the Town of Chester.
These Regulations control land development within the Town of Chester.