Starting a Business in Bethel

Whether you are starting, purchasing, expanding or relocating your business, please use this guide: Download Guide >

The amount of paper work, detail and review is based upon the legal structure, type of business, complexity of the project and the property the business is located. You may be required to sequence your steps differently and may be required to file other state licenses, registrations or permits in addition to those mentioned in the guide.

Startup Partners

The following partners offer programs and services to startups throughout Connecticut. They provide advice, expertise and information that can help you successfully launch a business.

Connecticut Licensing Info Center provides access to licensing and registration information needed to start a business.

CTNext equips startups and entrepreneurs with resources, guidance and networks to accelerate their growth and success.

SCORE provides free, on-going mentoring and education to help you grow or start a business.

Small Business Development Center provides no-cost advising services and technical assistance to both prospective and existing business owners to help them start or expand a business.

U.S. Small Business Administration provides financial assistance, counseling, training and contracting assistance to small businesses throughout the country.

Financial Incentives

The Town of Bethel is committed to providing businesses with the most up to date information on the financial incentive programs that are available to them. Whether it is a program offered by local, state or federal partners we can help you find the right program for your business. Learn more at

If you need assistance, contact the Office of Economic Development at (203) 794-2822 or

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