Planning Board

Chester Planning Department

Phone Number:  (603) 887-5629


Mailing Address:  84 Chester Street, Chester, NH 03036

Planning Coordinator:  Andrew Hadik

Planning Board Members:
Brian Sullivan, Chairman
Evan Sederquest, Vice Chairman
Liz Richter, Member
Cass Buckley, Member
Michael Weider, Member
Richard Snyder, Alternate
Richard Trask, Ex-Officio

Meeting Schedule:  The Planning Board meets on the first, second, and fourth Wednesday of the month at 7:00 P.M. in the main conference room of the Chester Town Hall at 84 Chester Street.

Meeting Agendas:  (Please note agendas are subject to changes.)   04-27-16 PB Agenda

Upcoming Public Hearings:   04-27-16 Public Hearings – Busche Academy & Chester CIP

2016-2023 Capital Improvements Program (CIP)

The Board is currently in the process of updating the Town’s CIP.   Please note that current project costs and priorities are just preliminary values.   The CIP will be finalized over the next two weeks.  The Board has scheduled a public hearing to adopt the updated CIP on Wednesday the 27th at 7:45 pm. 

If you have questions about the CIP, please view the presentation on Channel 21, the presentation slides, or the Board’s meeting minutes at the links below.  If you have any additional questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at the email address above.

 CIP Presentation Slides 04-08-16
 Chester CIP 2016 to 2023_4-28-16

New 2015 Master Plan – Adopted 12/9/2015

The Board would like to thank the many citizens who met with us to provide their vision for the future of the Town of Chester.  This vision was used by the Board as the guide for updating the Master Plan.

 2015 Chester Master Plan Update
 Visioning Workshop Results

2016 Proposed Zoning Amendments

 Article 4.4 – Signs
 Article 5.6 – Flood Plain
 Article 6.12.2 & .3 – Open Space
 Article 9 – Accessory Dwelling Units
 Supportive Amendments for Article 9

Ordinances & Regulations

 Zoning Map
 Building Code
 Excavation and Reclamation
 Site Plan Review
 Subdivision Regulations
 Sub. Regs. Performance Guarantee – Updated 12.9.15
 2015 Zoning Ordinance

Other Documents

 Chester CIP 2008-2014 Final.pdf
 Source Water Protection


2016 Planning Board Meeting Minutes

 Planning Board Minutes 01.13.16 Final
 Planning Board Minutes 01.27.16 Final
 Planning Board Minutes 02.03.16 Final
 Planning Board Minutes 02.10.16 Final
 Planning Board Minutes 02.24.16 Final
 Planning Board Minutes 03.02.16 Final
 Planning Board Minutes 03.09.16 Final
 Planning Board Minutes 03.23.16 Final
 Planning Board Minutes 03.30.16 Final
 Planning Board Minutes 04.06.16 Final
 Planning Board Minutes 04.13.16 Final
  Planning Board Minutes 04.20.16 Final