Township of Chester, NJ
Morris County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
The following is a chronological listing of legislation of the Township of Chester adopted since the publication of the Code, indicating its inclusion in the Code or the reason for its exclusion. [Enabling legislation which is not general and permanent in nature is considered to be non-Code material (NCM).] Information regarding legislation which is not included in the Code nor on this list is available from the office of the Township Clerk. The last legislation reviewed for the original publication of the Code was an ordinance adopted 4-15-1997. A complete listing, including disposition, of all legislation reviewed in conjunction with the original publication of the Code is on file in the office of the Township Clerk.

§ DL-1 Disposition of legislation.

Ordinance No.
Adoption Date
Subject
Disposition
6-2-1997
Adoption of Code
Ch. 1, Art. 1
6-2-1997
Municipal Court
Ch. 1, Art. 2 (See Ch. 12)
6-2-1997
Municipal Prosecutor
Ch. 1, Art. 2 (See Ch. 12)
6-2-1997
Zoning amendment
Ch. 113, Part 5
Board of Health 97-1
6-11-1997
Adoption of Code by Board of Health
Ch. 171, Art. 1
Board of Health 97-2
7-9-1997
Public health nuisances
Ch. 188
Board of Health 97-3
7-9-1997
Public recreational bathing
Ch. 174
Board of Health 97-4
7-9-1997
Housing standards
Ch. 184
7-15-1997
Acceptance of property
Ch. A207
8-19-1997
Acceptance of streets: Cromwell Drive, Topping Way and Woodhull Drive
Ch. A206
9-2-1997
Amusement games: Chubb Park
Ch. 60, Art. 1
10-7-1997
Regulations for semi- public areas: Lamerson Hunt
Ch. 161, Part 2
10-21-1997
Cable television franchise
Superseded 10-15-2002
11-18-1997
Zoning amendment
Ch. 113, Part 5
12-2-1997
Acceptance of property
Ch. A207
12-2-1997
Zoning amendment
Ch. 113, Part 5
12-2-1997
Municipal Public Defender
Ch. 12, Art. 3
12-16-1997
Street acceptances: Old Farmstead Road, Green Hill Road, Wood Stone Road and Meadowbrook Road
Ch. A206
2-3-1998
Street acceptances: Chilton Road and Heath Drive
Ch. A206
2-3-1998
Sale of property
Ch. A207
2-3-1998
Improvements acceptance: Old Chester-Gladstone Road
Ch. A206
2-3-1998
Acceptance of property
Ch. A207
2-3-1998
Acceptance of property
Ch. A207
7-7-1998
Providing funds to complete improvements
NCM
7-7-1998
Zoning amendment
Ch. 113, Part 5
8-4-1998
Site plan review amendment
Ch. 113, Part 2
8-18-1998
Granting permission for operation of a potable water production, storage and distribution system
NCM
8-18-1998
Granting permission for operation of a wastewater collection, treatment and disposal system
NCM
8-18-1998
Towing of vehicles
Ch. 162
9-1-1998
Street ordinances amendment
Ch. A206
9-1-1998
Purchase of property
Ch. A207
9-1-1998
Establishment of a mid- block crosswalk
Ch. 161
9-15-1998
Police Department
Ch. 41
10-6-1998
Feeding of wild mammals and migratory water fowl
Ch. 62, Art. 4
10-6-1998
Farmland preservation
Ch. A207
12-15-1998
Purchase of property
Ch. A207
12-15-1998
Street ordinances amendment
Ch. A206
Board of Health
2-10-1999
Wells
Ch. 200
2-16-1999
Open Space Advisory Committee
Ch. 36
4-6-1999
Vehicles and traffic
Ch. 161
4-6-1999
Farmland preservation
Ch. A207
5-18-1999
Open Space Trust Fund amendment
Ch. 21, Art. I
6-15-1999
Acceptance of property
Ch. A207
8-3-1999
Acceptance of property
Ch. A207
8-17-1999
Acceptance of property
Ch. A207
10-19-1999
Public parks, playgrounds and recreation facilities amendment
Ch. 130, Art. 1
10-19-1999
Sale of property
Ch. A207
12-7-1999
Street acceptance: Hardin Court
Ch. A206
1-18-2000
Communications facilities franchise
Ch. A205, Art. 3
2-15-2000
Purchase of property
Ch. A207
4-4-2000
Uniform construction codes amendment
Ch. 78
4-4-2000
Sale of property
Ch. A207
4-4-2000
Off-lot water supply
Ch. 166, Art. 1
4-4-2000
Off-lot sewage service
Ch. 166, Art. 2
6-7-2000
Street acceptance
Ch. A206
7-18-2000
Street acceptance
Ch. A206
8-1-2000
Municipal Parks and Township Recreation Fund
Ch. 21, Art. 2
9-5-2000
Deer management
Ch. 131
9-5-2000
Public parks, playgrounds and recreation facilities amendment
Ch. 130, Art. 1
9-5-2000
Peddling and soliciting amendment
Ch. 134
9-5-2000
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 161
10-3-2000
Fees
Ch. 95
10-3-2000
Zoning amendment
Ch. 113, Part 5
12-5-2000
Municipal Agricultural Advisory Committee
Ch. 31
12-19-2000
Police Department amendment
Ch. 41
1-16-2001
Street acceptances
Ch. A206
2-6-2001
Zoning amendment
Ch. 113, Part 5
2-6-2001
Zoning amendment
Ch. 113, Part 5
3-6-2001
Subdivision of land amendment
Ch. 113, Part 4
3-20-2001
Land use: fees and deposits amendment
Ch. 113, Part 6
4-3-2001
Soil removal and land disturbances amendment
Ch. 113, Part 3
6-19-2001
Communications facilities franchise: Verizon
Ch. A205, Art. 4
6-5-2001
Police Department amendment
Ch. 41
8-7-2001
Length of Service Awards Program
Ch. 29
10-2-2001
Communications facilities franchise: United Telephone Company of New Jersey
Ch. A205, Art. 3
Board of Health
12-12-2001
Water
Ch. 197
12-18-2001
Soil removal and land disturbances amendment; subdivision of land amendment
Ch. 113, Parts 3 and 4
2-5-2002
Police Department amendment
Ch. 41
2-5-2002
Street acceptances
Ch. A206
3-5-2002
Zoning amendment
Ch. 113, Part 5
3-5-2002
Subdivision of land amendment
Ch. 113, Part 4
3-5-2002
Zoning amendment
Ch. 113, Part 5
3-5-2002
Zoning amendment
Ch. 113, Part 5
3-5-2002
Zoning amendment
Ch. 113, Part 5
5-17-2002
Towing of vehicles amendment
Ch. 167
5-7-2002
Purchase of property
Ch. A207
7-2-2002
Zoning amendment
Ch. 113, Part 5
8-6-2002
Soil removal and disturbance amendment; subdivision of land amendment
Ch. 113, Parts 3 and 4
9-3-2002
Zoning amendment
Ch. 113, Part 5
9-3-2002
Fees amendment
Ch. 95
10-15-2002
Youth sports
Ch. 169
10-15-2002
Cable television franchise
Superseded 10-21-2003
11-6-2002
Deer management amendment
Ch. 131
12-3-2002
Street acceptance
Ch. A206
12-17-2002
Zoning amendment
Ch. 113, Part 5
12-17-2002
Zoning amendment
Ch. 113, Part 5
12-17-2002
Site plan review amendment; subdivision of land amendment
Ch. 113, Parts 2 and 4
2-18-2003
Uniform construction codes amendment
Ch. 78
5-6-2003
Sale of property
Ch. A207
Board of Health
5-28-2003
Sewage disposal amendment; water amendment; wells amendment
Chs. 192; 197; 200
6-4-2003
Unfit buildings
Ch. 73
7-1-2003
Maintenance of right-of-way amendment
Ch. 153, Art. 4
7-1-2003
Uniform construction codes amendment
Ch. 78
9-16-2003
Street acceptance
Ch. A206
9-16-2003
Uniform construction codes amendment
Ch. 78
10-7-2003
Youth sports amendment
Ch. 169
10-7-2003
Zoning amendment
Ch. 113, Part 5
10-21-2003
Cable television franchise
Repealed by Ord. No. 2012-12
11-5-2003
Purchase of property
Ch. A207
11-5-2003
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 161
11-18-2003
Dogs amendment
Ch. 65, Art. 2
12-2-2003
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 161
12-16-2003
Group use of parklands amendment
Ch. 130, Art. 2
1-20-2004
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 161
1-20-2004
Dogs amendment
Ch. 62, Art. 2
2-17-2004
Zoning amendment
Ch. 113, Part 5
3-2-2004
Noise
Ch. 121
4-20-2004
Construction debris amendment; solid waste and recyclables collection
Ch. 149, Arts. 1 and 4
5-18-2004
Purchase of property
Ch. A207
5-18-2004
Emergency appropriation
NCM
5-18-2004
Zoning amendment
Ch. 113, Part 5
9-7-2004
Nuisances amendment
Ch. 124
10-5-2004
Sale of property
Ch. A207
11-3-2004
Zoning amendment
Ch. 113, Part 5
11-10-2004
Street acceptance
Ch. A206
11-16-2004
Land use procedures amendment
Ch. 113, Part 1
11-16-2004
Alcoholic beverages amendment
Ch. 58
1-18-2005
Wellhead protection
Ch. 113, Art. 35
1-18-2005
Sale of easement
Ch. A207
2-1-2005
Land use procedures amendment
Ch. 113, Part 1
2-1-2005
Site plan review amendment
Ch. 113, Part 2
2-1-2005
Zoning amendment
Ch. 113, Part 5
3-1-2005
Zoning amendment
Ch. 113, Part 5
3-1-2005
Land acquisition
Ch. A207
Board of Health
3-9-2005
Water amendment
Ch. 197
Board of Health
3-9-2005
Wells amendment
Ch. 200
3-15-2005
Fees amendment
Ch. 95
5-17-2005
Budget increase
NCM
5-17-2005
Sale of easement
Ch. A207
5-17-2005
Zoning amendment
Ch. 113, Part 5
6-8-2005
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 161
6-8-2005
Towing of vehicles amendment
Ch. 162
6-21-2005
Appropriation
NCM
7-5-2005
Zoning amendment
Ch. 113, Part 5
10-4-2005
Purchase of property
Ch. A207
10-4-2005
Acceptance of property
Ch. A207
10-18-2005
Stormwater control
Ch. 113, Part 8
10-18-2005
Pet waste
Ch. 62, Art. 5
10-18-2005
Illicit connections
Ch. 166, Art. 3
10-18-2005
Improper disposal of waste
Ch. 166, Art. 4
3-21-2006
Soil removal and land disturbance amendment; zoning amendment
Ch. 113, Parts 3 and 5
4-4-2006
Cable television franchise amendment
Repealed by Ord. No. 2012-12
4-18-2006
Exceed budget; establish cap bank
NCM
2006-6
6-7-2006
Verizon communications franchise extension
Ch. A205, Art. 4 (Editor's Note only)
2006-7
Not adopted
2006-8
11-8-2006
Purchase of property
Ch. A207
2006-9
11-8-2006
Street parking
Temporary measure
2006-10
Bond
NCM
2006-11
1-16-2007
Street acceptance
Ch. A206
2007-1
3-20-2007
Parks and Recreation Committee
Ch. 37
2007-2
3-20-2007
Animals amendment
Ch. 62
2007-3
3-20-2007
Alcoholic beverages: possession or consumption by minors on private property
Ch. 58, Art. 2
2007-4
3-20-2007
Soil removal and land disturbances amendment
Ch. 113, Part 3
2007-5
3-20-2007
Site plan review amendment; subdivision of land amendment; zoning amendment; outdoor lighting
Ch. 113, Parts 2, 4, 5 and 9
2007-6
4-3-2007
Street acceptance
Ch. A206
2007-7
4-3-2007
Length of Service Awards Program amendment
Ch. 29
2007-8
Not adopted
2007-9
4-17-2007
Zoning amendment
Ch. 113, Part 5
2007-10
4-17-2007
Soil removal and land disturbances amendment; subdivision of land amendment; zoning amendment
Ch. 113, Parts 3, 4 and 5
2007-11
4-17-2007
Zoning amendment
Ch. 113, Part 5
2007-12
4-17-2007
Sale of property
Ch. A207
2007-13
NCM
2007-14
NCM
2007-15
NCM
2007-16
7-3-2007
Purchase of property
Ch. A207
2007-17
9-18-2007
Street acceptance
Ch. A206
2007-18
8-7-2007
Purchase of property
Ch. A207
2007-19
10-2-2007
Street acceptance
Ch. A206
2007-20
8-7-2007
Length of Service Awards Program amendment
Ch. 29
2007-21
11-7-2007
Sale of property
Ch. A207
2007-22
NCM
2007-23
12-4-2007
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 161
2008-1
2-6-2008
Fees amendment
Ch. 95
2008-2
2-6-2008
Street acceptance
Ch. A206
2008-3
NCM
2008-4
NCM
2008-5
Zoning Map amendment
NCM
2008-6
5-20-2008
Zoning amendment
Ch. 113, Part 5
2008-7
NCM
2008-8
6-4-2008
Zoning amendment
Ch. 113, Part 5
2008-9
6-4-2008
Zoning amendment
Ch. 113, Part 5
2008-10
NCM
2008-11
NCM
2008-12
10-7-2008
Defined Contribution Retirement Program
Ch. 34, Art. 7
Board of Health
10-8-2008
Sewage disposal
Ch. 192
Board of Health
10-8-2008
Water
Ch. 192
2008-13
11-5-2008
Police Department amendment
Ch. 41
2008-14
11-18-2008
Deer management amendment
Ch. 131
2008-15
12-16-2008
Farmland preservation program: Maria Young property
Ch. A207
2009-1
2-3-2009
Street acceptance
Ch. A206
2009-2
3-17-2009
Towing of vehicles amendment
Ch. 162
2009-3
4-7-2009
Police Department amendment
Ch. 41
2009-4
5-5-2009
Street vacation and acceptance
Ch. A206
2009-5
5-5-2009
Telephone franchise amendment
Ch. A205, Art. 1
2009-6
NCM
2009-7
NCM
2009-8
NCM
2009-9
6-3-2009
Deer management amendment
Ch. 131
2009-10
7-21-2009
Outdoor lighting amendment
Ch. 113, Part 9
2009-11
Keeping of cats
Not adopted
2009-12
8-18-2009
2009 salary range
NCM
2009-13
Noise amendment
Not adopted
2009-14
1-19-2010
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 161
2009-15
1-19-2010
Noise amendment
Ch. 121
2009-16
9-15-2009
Appropriation
NCM
2009-17
11-4-2009
Appropriation
NCM
2009-18
11-17-2009
Cable television franchise amendment
Repealed by Ord. No. 2012-12
2009-19
11-4-2009
Bond
NCM
2009-20
12-15-2009
Police Department amendment
Ch. 41
2010-1
4-6-2010
Cable television franchise amendment
Repealed by Ord. No. 2012-12
2010-2
4-20-2010
Police Department amendment
Ch. 41
2010-3
4-20-2010
Parks and playgrounds: group use of parklands amendment
Ch. 130, Art. 2
2010-4
5-18-2010
Exceed municipal budget; establish cap bank
NCM
2010-5
5-4-2010
Fees and deposits amendment
Ch. 113, Part 6
2010-6
5-18-2010
Police Department amendment
Ch. 41
2010-7
5-18-2010
Police Department amendment
Ch. 41
2010-8
6-1-2010
Police Department amendment
Ch. 41
2010-9
6-1-2010
Affordable housing: Municipal Housing Liaison
Ch. 108, Art. 2
2010-10
7-6-2010
Salaries
See Ch. 45
2010-11
7-20-2010
Appropriation
NCM
2010-12
7-20-2010
Appropriation
NCM
2010-13
8-17-2010
Fees amendment
Ch. 95
2010-14
10-19-2010
Appropriation
NCM
2010-15
10-19-2010
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 161
2010-16
10-19-2010
Solid waste: refuse containers and dumpsters
Ch. 149, Art. 5
2010-17
Road vacation
Not adopted
2010-18
12-7-2010
Appropriation
NCM
2010-19
12-7-2010
Animals: dogs amendment
Ch. 62, Art. 5
2011-1
2-15-2011
Bond
NCM
2011-2
3-1-2011
Street acceptance
Ch. A206
2011-3
4-5-2011
Police Department amendment
Ch. 41
2011-4
4-19-2011
Exceed municipal budget; establish cap bank
NCM
2011-5
7-19-2011
Appropriation
NCM
2011-6
7-19-2011
Appropriation
NCM
2011-7
7-19-2011
2011 salary range
NCM
2011-8
8-16-2011
Appropriation
NCM
2011-9
10-4-2011
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 161
2011-10
10-4-2011
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 161
2011-11
11-15-2011
Private storm drain inlet retrofitting
Ch. 113, Part 10
2011-12
11-15-2011
Recycling amendment
Ch. 149, Art. 2
2012-1
2-7-2012
Police Department amendment
Ch. 41
2012-2
2-7-2012
Parks and Recreation Committee amendment
Ch. 37
2012-3
3-20-2012
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 161
2012-4
3-20-2012
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 161
2012-5
3-20-2012
Zoning amendment
Ch. 113, Part 5
2012-6
Exceed municipal budget; establish cap bank
NCM
2012-7
2012 salary range
NCM
2012-8
Bond
NCM
2012-9
9-18-2012
Street ordinances amendment
Ch. A206
2012-10
11-13-2012
Bond
NCM
2012-11
1-2-2013
Appropriation
NCM
2012-12
6-18-2013
Cable television franchise
Ch. A205, Art. 2
2013-1
3-19-2013
Petitioning Highlands Council for plan conformance for planning area
NCM
2013-2
Exceed municipal budget; establish cap bank
NCM
2013-3
Appropriation
NCM
2013-4
4-16-2013
Streets and sidewalks: mailboxes in rights-of-way
Ch. 153, Art. 5
2013-5
7-2-2013
Public water supply system
Ch. 165
2013-6
9-3-2013
Site plan review amendment; soil removal and land disturbances amendment; subdivision of land amendment; zoning amendment
Ch. 113, Part 2; Ch. 113, Part 3; Ch. 113, Part 4; Ch. 113, Part 5
2013-7
10-1-2013
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 161
2013-8
10-1-2013
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 161
2013-9
10-1-2013
Officers and employees: Deputy Tax Assessor
Ch. 34, Art. 8
2013-10
12-17-2013
Highlands Area exemptions
Ch. 106
2013-11
12-17-2013
Zoning amendment; Highlands Regional Master Plan conformance
Ch. 113, Part 5; Ch. 113, Part 11
2013-12
12-17-2013
Zoning Map amendment
Ch. 113
2014-1
2-4-2014
Police Department amendment
Ch. 41
2014-2
Exceed budget; cap bank
NCM
2014-3
3-4-2014
Littering amendment
Ch. 149, Art. 3
2014-4
Appropriation
NCM
2014-5
4-22-2014
Verizon communications facilities franchise extension
Ch. A205, Art. 4, footnote only
2014-6
Salaries
NCM
2014-7
7-15-2014
Parks Committee and Recreation Committee
Ch. 37
2014-8
7-15-2014
Fees amendment
Ch. 95
2014-9
7-15-2014
Hazardous materials: reimbursement of cleanup costs
Ch. 104, Art. 1
2014-10
12-2-2014
Zoning amendment; flood damage prevention amendment
Ch. 113, Part 5; Ch. 113, Part 7
2014-11
Bond
NCM
2014-12
10-7-2014
Peddling and soliciting: peddlers, itinerant merchants and solicitors amendment; charitable solicitations amendment
Ch. 134, Art. 1; Ch. 134, Art. 2
2014-13
10-7-2014
Police Department amendment
Ch. 41
BOH Ord. No. 2014-1
10-15-2014
Water; wells repealer
Ch. 197; Ch. 200, reference only
2014-14
12-2-2014
Designation of Police Chief as Custodian of Records for Township Police Department
NCM
2014-15
3-17-2015
Vehicles and traffic amendment
Ch. 161
2015-01
Exceed budget; cap bank
NCM
2015-02
Appropriation
NCM
2015-03
4-7-2015
Parks and playgrounds: group use of parklands amendment
Ch. 130, Art. 2
2015-04
5-19-2015
Appropriation
NCM
2015-05
5-19-2015
Salaries
NCM
2015-06
7-7-2015
Appropriation
NCM
2015-07
Not adopted
2015-08
12-1-2015
Street ordinances amendment
Ch. A206
2015-09
10-6-2015
Farming: traffic management plan for on-farm activities
Ch. 93, Art. 2
2015-10
12-1-2015
Streets and sidewalks: mailboxes in rights-of-way amendment
Ch. 153, Art. 5
2015-11
12-1-2015
Salaries
NCM
2015-12
12-1-2015
Open Space Trust Fund amendment
Ch. 21, Art. 1
2016-01
3-15-2016
Exceed municipal budget; establish cap bank
NCM
2016-02
3-15-2016
Bond
NCM
2016-03
4-5-2016
Appropriation
NCM
2016-04
5-3-2016
Appropriation
NCM
2016-05
10-4-2016
Deer management amendment
Ch. 131
2016-06
10-4-2016
Bond
NCM
2016-07
Pending codification
2016-08
11-1-2016
Subdivision of land amendment
Ch. 113, Part. 4
2016-09
Pending codification
2016-10
11-15-2016
Land use procedures amendment
Ch. 113, Part 1
2016-11
11-15-2016
Centralization of municipal appointments
NCM
2016-12
12-6-2016
Unfit buildings
Ch. 73
2016-13
12-6-2016
Police Department amendment
Ch. 41
2016-14
12-20-2016
Police Department amendment
Ch. 41