Welcome to Our Historic City

Chester, South Carolina is at the center of a growing county and diverse economic and agricultural region, with a rich, proud heritage and a progressive vision for the future.  Come explore our picture perfect town and experience what makes Chester so special.

This web site has been created for the citizens, visitors, investors and newcomers to The City of Chester.  Please do not hesitate to contact us if we can be of assistance.

Chester City Hall
100 West End Street
Chester, SC 29706

Link: City of Chester Opportunity Zone Prospectus


City of Chester Emergency Curfew – April 5, 2020

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced it is investigating new possible cases of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. The total number of positive cases statewide is 52,273, including 259 in Chester County. Statewide, 922 deaths have been reported, including 2 in Chester County. If you have fever, cough or shortness of breath, call your doctor or healthcare provider to discuss your concerns or get medical care. You can also use MUSC Health’s virtual visit by using the promo code “COVID19.”

City of Chester Forms

Business License Application
Owner Builder Form
Building Permit Application
Sign Permit Application
Evergreen Cemetery Burial Permit
Evergreen Cemetery Lot Purchase Agreement
Agenda Item Request Form-Fillable