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.

There will be a Planning Commission meeting on Monday, May 23, 2022 @ 7:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held @ the Township Offices and via Zoom.  Please see below for the Zoom link.

Planning Commission May 23, 2022 Agenda

You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: May 23, 2022 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: Planning Commission

Please click the link below to join the webinar:
Or One tap mobile :
US: +13017158592,,82206100317# or +13126266799,,82206100317#
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: 822 0610 0317
International numbers available:

There will be a Public Hearing for a Special Land Use on Monday May 23, 2022 as part of the Planning Commission Meeting.  The meeting will be held @ the Township Office and via Zoom.  Please see above for the Zoom link.16

Notice of May 23, 2022 Special Use Public Hearing

You’re invited!

You are invited to our 2022 Annual Meeting Celebration! Please join us for an open house and light refreshments as we celebrate the work our staff has accomplished in Ottawa County and all of our exciting, upcoming events. We will also be honoring our recently retired board member Lester Langeland, whose contributions to the Ottawa Conservation District span a lifetime.

The event is free and open to the public. It will be held Tuesday, June 14th from 5-7 pm at Hemlock Crossing Nature Center located at 8115 W Olive Rd, West Olive, MI 49460.

Click here to see the full event details and RSVP!

Crockery Creek Survey Description

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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

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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.