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. If you need assistance, contact the Office of Economic Development at (203)794-8521 or


Small Business Assistance Program - Third Round

The Small Business Assistance Program is for eligible Bethel based small businesses that employ 25 or fewer employees and that have been adversely impacted by the COVID pandemic. Grant applications of up to $5,000 will be accepted between the dates of May 23-June 30, 2022.

Program Overview and Application


Deferral of Assessment

The Town of Bethel offers a deferral of assessment for the construction of improvements to real property (or property subject to air rights) for at least one of the following principal uses: Office; retail; in connection with transient residential units in the form of a hotel and/or motel; manufacturing; warehouse, storage or distribution; structured multilevel parking use necessary in connection with a mass transit system; information technology; recreation facilities; transportation facilities; mixed-use development, as defined in § 8-13m of the Connecticut General Statutes; or by or on behalf of a health system, as defined in § 19a-508c of the Connecticut General Statutes.

Deferral of Assessment Ordinance

Deferral of Assessment Application