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 Strategic Plan 12.10.19 

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, as of 10-26-20, is 163,946 including 1,191 in Chester County. Statewide, 3,587 deaths have been reported, including 26 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 Request Form