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.

The township has two millages for Senior Services for the August 6, 2024 election.  The first proposal is a renewal and the second is for an additional .25 mills.  The money goes to providing social activities, foot care, exercise classes, quarterly luncheons for seniors.  Additional funds could help to provide new services such as: bus trips, cooking classes, etc.

All Township virtual meetings will now use Microsoft Teams for streaming meetings instead of Zoom.

Chester Township is now available on BS & A Online.  What is BS & A Online?  BS&A Online is a collection of municipal services providing instant and convenient access to various kinds of important information held at your local government.  To obtain information in regard to a parcel in Chester Township you can go to: Home | Chester Township | BS&A Online (

There will be a Township Board meeting on Monday, July 8, 2024 @ 7:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held @ the Township Offices and via Teams.  Please see below for the agenda and Teams link.

Township Board Meeting Agenda July 8, 2024

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Meeting ID: 242 101 404 080

Passcode: PF6k5Q

A representative from Congressman John Moolenaar’s office will be at the township offices on Thursday, July 11, 2024 from 11:00-12:00 p.m. to meet with residents of Chester Township to hear concerns and answer questions.

Chester Township currently has two moratoriums in place.  Please see the notice below:

High Density Residential Temporary Moratorium

Energy Storage Systems Moratorium

Notice of Adoption of Zoning Ordinance Amendments

Notice of Adoption of Zoning Ordinance 851 – Yard Requirements

Chester Township  Senior Service Millage

2024 Upcoming FOREVER YOUNG “Brief glimpse of Events”.  More detailed information on the Senior Services Resource Page & the Township Calendar


July 1st
     1:30-2:30 Arthritis Therapy Stretching
July 3rd
     Office Closed
July 4th
     Office Closed
July 8th
     1:30-2:30 Arthritis Therapy Stretching
July 10th
     1:30-2:30 Arthritis Therapy Stretching
July 11th
     9:00-1:30 Senior Footcare
     11:00-12:00 Moolenaar Representative
July 15th
     1:30-2:30 Arthritis Therapy Stretching
July 17th
     1:30-2:30 Arthritis Therapy Stretching
July 22nd
     1:00-4:00 Senior Luncheon
July 24th
     1:30-2:30 Arthritis Therapy Stretching
July 25th
     9:00-1:30 Senior Footcare
July 29th
      1:30-2:30 Arthritis Therapy Stretching
July 31st
      1:30-2:30 Arthritis Therapy Stretching
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Write to Us
Chester Township Hall and Offices
3509 Sehler St.
P.O. Box 115
Conklin, MI 49403

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

Find the link to make online payments under RESOURCES

 Give Us a Call

Phone: 616-899-5544

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

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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.