Jason Forgue

Office Hours

Second and fourth Monday of the month from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Contact the Building Inspector

Cell: (413) 205-6504
Office: (413) 354-6602
Send a message to the Building Inspector →


Permits can be completed online and are also available for download.

  • Click here to download and print your permit application.
  • Click here to apply for a permit online.
    Create an account in order to use the system by selecting *New User Register Here*. Once you have created your account credentials, login and click on the upper left button “New Application”. Select “Chester” and the appropriate Building permit to complete the application.

    Once your application is submitted, you can click on the “eye” icon () to view the status of your permit application. Permit applications are addressed quickly, but please allow at least 48 hours for your application to be reviewed.

    Town Staff will use the “chat” feature for any questions or to let you know if additional information or documents need to be uploaded. You can chat back by clicking on the bubble icon ().

    You can pay online after the appropriate Inspector reviews your permit and sets the status to “Ready for Payment”. Log back in and pay with an online check (your check routing number and account number), or credit card.

    After the permit is issued, you can log into your account here and print your permit.


Click here for the latest fee schedule.Updated October 2020