Office Hours

Monday 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

For your convenience, there is a drop box by the front doors for your after hour needs. (Payments, Permit Applications, Returning Hall Key, etc.)

There is also a doorbell to the right of the front doors if you need assistance with the doors.

Master Plan Survey and Upcoming Workshops

We need your input!  Please scan the QR code or click the link below to access a community survey.

Chester Township Master Plan Update Survey (

We will be scheduling more public participation opportunities soon.  Three separate workshops will be held to discuss Agricultural properties and uses, Crockery Lake properties, and Downtown Conklin properties.  Workshop dates will be forthcoming.

For updates and information about the Master Plan process, including the workshop location and times, please visit the Township website soon.

Thank you for your contributions to this process!

There will be a Township Board Meeting on Monday, October 11, 2021 @ 7:00 P.M.  The meeting will be held in person @ the Township Offices or via Zoom by clicking the link below.

October 11, 2021 Township Board Meeting Agenda

You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: Oct 11, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: October Township Board meeting

Please click the link below to join the webinar:
Or One tap mobile :
US: +13017158592,,84408800880# or +13126266799,,84408800880#
Or Telephone:
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 929 436 2866 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833
Webinar ID: 844 0880 0880
International numbers available:

Click here to view the Wind Energy Ordinance

Open enrollment for Medicare begins October 15, 2021 and goes until December 7, 2021.  Chester Township will have a representative from Four Pointes to counsel anyone that would be interested in enrolling in Medicare.  Four Pointes representative will be here in the morning on Wednesday, October 20 & Wednesday, November 17.  Please fill out the Medicare Worksheet via the link before and returned to the address on the form before October 20 or November 17.

Medicare Worksheet 2021

**We use the Ravenna Independent for all public notices**

Write to Us

Chester Township Hall and Offices
3509 Sehler St.
P.O. Box 115
Conklin, MI 49403


Find the link to make online payments under RESOURCES

 Give Us a Call

Phone: 616-899-5544
Fax: 616-899-2937

Contact Us

Direct Questions to –

Zoning :   Property Complaints, Zoning Permits & Setbacks

Assessing : Property Assessments and PRE’s

Inspector:  All Building Questions & Permits

Treasurer: Tax, Sewer & Online Payments

Clerk: FOIA requests, Elections, and PA116’s

Supervisor:  All other questions and concerns or positive thoughts

Community Information

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Chester Township recognizes its responsibilities to each of its constituents and Township officials make this pledge as a statement of the Township’s values and purpose as we conduct Township business.

  • Chester Township will strive to serve its Township constituents with dependable and efficient service. The highest standards and lawfully executed service will be our goal.
  • Chester Township will strive to be a place where employees are encouraged to expand their knowledge and fulfill their individual potentials. One of the Township’s premier goals is to be considered an invaluable work place by each of our employees.
  • Chester Township will strive to conduct its affairs in a socially responsible, lawful manner while maintaining a kind and courteous workplace.

We will always strive to utilize ethical practices and compassion for the needs of those around us and to reflect those ideals in our Township decisions.