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* BOIL ORDER IS NOW IN EFFECT

The boil water order is now in effect for the city of Chester water customers until further notice.  Please boil water for 5 minutes before consuming.

The city of Chester CodeRed notification system will call when the boil water order is lifted.

If you are not signed up for the CodeRed notification system please do so at the bottom of the home page of this website.

* Muny Band Schedule

Chester Municipal Band 2015 Concert Schedule available

* PRESS RELEASE

BOIL WATER ORDER WILL GO INTO EFFECT TUES., JULY 7, 2015 Continue reading

* ROAD CLOSURE

ROAD OPEN BUT STILL CLOSURES –  UPDATE (7/7/15):

Route 3 South at the Mary’s River Bridge in Chester is open to Rockwood – County Road 5.

Water Street in Chester is still closed due to flooding. The closure is from the bypass near the Chester Bridge to Mill Street (near the mill formerly known as Con Agra).

Cora flood gate on Route 3 South is still closed as of 7/7/15.     For more information on flood stages and road closures check  here.

* Sign up for CodeRED today!

Sign up today for CodeRED notification system.  Click the logo  Continue reading

* Grass and Weeds Maintenance

It is that time of year for mowing grass and maintaining your property Continue reading

* Changes to Recycling Center

The Chester Recycling Center can no longer take beer bottles or glass of any type.   Continue reading

* Visit Our New Community Events Page

Along with our Community Calendar now we added a new page for Community Events. Continue reading

* ATTENTION (RE: Your electric bill)

If you are participating in Electric Municipal Aggregation, Continue reading

* Rental Property Registration

The Chester City Council has revised the Property Maintenance Code Chapter 29 Continue reading

CITY OF CHESTER
1330 SWANWICK STREET
CHESTER, ILLINOIS 62233

CITY HALL
618-826-2326
MAYOR'S OFFICE 618-826-5114
FAX NUMBER 618-826-5216