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.

August 16, 2022 Draft Amendment of 301 A.2.b NonConforming Lots, Buildings and Structures

A representative from Congressman John Moolenaar’s office will meet with residents on Thursday, March 23, 2023 from 12-1.  No appointment is needed.  Please stop in and chat and share your ideas and opinions.

We will no longer be broadcasting Township meetings via Zoom.

There will be a Township Planning Commission meeting on Monday, March 27, 2023 @ 7:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held @ the Township Offices.  Please watch below for the agenda.  We will no longer be broadcasting Township meetings via Zoom.

Planning Commission Agenda 3-27-2023

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Planning Commission for the Township of Chester will hold a Public Hearing at the March 27, 2023 Planning Commission Meeting at 7:00 p.m. at the Township Hall, 3059 Sehler St, Conklin, MI 49403.  Please see notices below.

Public Hearing Notice March 27, 2023

Accessory Dwelling Ordinance Draft

Chester Township Ravenna School Districts residents will have an election on May 2, 2023.  Please see the sample ballot below.

May 2, 2023 Sample Ballot Muskegon Area Intermediate School District Millage Renewal

Chester Township  Senior Service Millage

2023 Upcoming FOREVER YOUNG “Brief glimpse of Events”.  More detailed information on the Senior Services Resource Page & the Township Calendar.

MARCH 2023
March 20th
     1:00 – 4:00 pm Open Hall Hospitality Time
     1:30 – 2:30 pm Arthritis Therapy Stretching Class
March 22nd
     1:30 – 2:30 pm Arthritis Therapy Stretching Class
March 23rd
     9:00 – 2:00 pm – Foot Care Program
March 27th
     1:00 – 4:00 pm “FOREVER YOUNG” Senior Luncheon
March 29th
     1:30 – 2:30 pm Arthritis Therapy Stretching Class

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
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

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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.