Economic Development Consultant
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Seymour is open for business.
On this page you will find resources to start or expand your business in Seymour, including regulations, permits, tax incentives, and contacts. If you cannot find what you are looking for, reach out to the First Selectwoman’s Office at (203) 888-2511 and we will be happy to help.
Contact the First Selectwoman's Office so we can get to know you and your business idea. We can provide resources, information about business development incentives and services, and refer you to appropriate municipal and state offices. Start with the State of Connecticut's Business One Stop and Business Startup Tool.
Write your business plan. SCORE is the nation's largest nonprofit small business development organization. They provide mentorship, consultative, and education resources from fellow business owners. The Connecticut Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers free advice to businesses from industry experts.
To encourage private investment, improve the physical appearance of the community, expand the Town's economic base, support sustainable business development, and promote a healthy business climate, Seymour had adopted a competitive tax incentive policy. New Construction and rehabilitation or expansion are covered under the tax incentive plan.
Additional State Resources
Advance CT (Formerly the Connecticut Economic Resource Center) - For general assistance with permitting, registration, and licensing, free personal assistance is available during business hours at (800) 571-7136.
Connecticut Department of Revenue Service - Business Registration
HEDCO, Inc. - Provides both financial and technical assistance to small businesses in Connecticut
Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce - Business resources and advocacy representing Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Derby, Oxford, Seymour, and Shelton.
Naugatuck Valley Health District - Temporary food licenses, health inspections, and code compliance