Enterprise Zone (targeted investment communities)


Below is the list of municipalities approved to offer these types of zone benefits. Please contact any of them to find out whether there are any available properties, and what other incentives and benefits may be available.

List of Municipalities approved under C.G.S. Sec. 32-70 et seq.

City or Town
 Statutory Reference with original EZ designation
 Bridgeport, CT
 CGS Sec. 32-70(a)  
 Bristol, CT   CGS Sec. 32-70(a)  
 East Hartford, CT      CGS Sec. 32-70(c)(2)(A), plant closure  
 Groton, CT  CGS Sec. 32-70(c)(2)(A), plant closure  
 Hamden, CT  CGS Sec. 32-70(b)(2), contiguous to another municipality's zone  
 Hartford, CT  CGS Sec. 32-70(a)
 Meriden, CT  CGS Sec. 32-70(a)  
 Middletown, CT  CGS Sec. 32-70(a)  
 New Britain, CT  CGS Sec. 32-70(a)  
 New Haven, CT  CGS Sec. 32-70(a)  
 New London, CT  CGS Sec. 32-70(a)  
 Norwalk, CT  CGS Sec. 32-70(a)  
 Norwich, CT  CGS Sec. 32-70(a)  
 Southington, CT
 CGS Sec. 32-70(c)(2)(A), plant closure  
 Stamford, CT   CGS Sec. 32-70(c)(2)(B), largest increases in poverty   
 Thomaston, CT  CGS Sec. 32-70(a)  
 Waterbury, CT   CGS Sec. 32-70(a)  
 West Haven, CT  CGS Sec. 32-70(a)
 Windham, CT  CGS Sec. 32-70(a)  

Source; State of Connecticut, Department of Economic and Community Development                                                   


Alphabetical list of designated municipal Enterprise Zone coordinators for approved municipalities with enterprise zones under this zone type (CGS Sec. 32-70 et seq.)                                     



Max Perez

Office of Economic Development

City of Bridgeport

999 Broad Street

Bridgeport, CT 06604

Tel. 203-576-3976; 203-727-2707

Email: max.perez@bridgeportct.gov

City government home page: https://www.bridgeportct.gov/

Local enterprise zone page: https://www.bridgeportct.gov/content/341307/341419/342515.aspx
Local economic development EZ page: 



Justin Malley

Executive Director

Economic and Community Development

111 N Main Street, # 6

Bristol, CT 06010

Tel. 860-584-6187

Email: justinmalley@bristolct.gov

City government home page: https://bristolallheart.com/doing-business-in-bristol/  

Local enterprise zone page: https://bristolallheart.com/doing-business-in-bristol/incentives/



Eileen Buckheit

Director, Planning & Development

Town Hall

740 Main Street

East Hartford, CT 06108

Tel: 860-291-7303

Email: ebuckheit@easthartfordct.gov

Town government home page



Paige Bronk

Economic and Community Development Manager

Office of Planning and Development Services

Town of Groton Town Planning & Development

134 Groton Long Point Road

Groton, CT 06340

Tel: 860-448-4095

Email: pbronk@groton-ct.gov

Town government home page: https://www.exploremoregroton.com/


Erik Johnson


Economic and Community Development

2750 Dixwell Avenue

Hamden, CT 06518

Tel: 203-287-7030

Email: ejohnson@hamden.com

City government home page



Peter Bryanton
Senior Project Manager
City of Hartford
Tel: 860-757-9074
Email: Peter.Bryanton@Hartford.gov
City government home page


Joseph F. Feest

Economic Development Director

City of Meriden

142 East Main Street

Meriden, CT 06450

Tel. 203-630-4152

Email: jfeest@meridenct.gov

City government home page




Christine Marques

Director of Economic and Community Development

City of Middletown

245 DeKoven Drive, Suite 202

Middletown, CT 06057

Tel. 860-638-4843 

Email: Christine.Marques@middletownct.gov

City government home page



City of New Britain Planning & Development:

Jack Benjamin 

Director of Planning & Development

City of New Britain

27 West Main Street, Room 209

New Britain, CT 06051

Tel: 860-229-1665 x12, 860-416-1751 cell

Email: jack.benjamin@newbritainct.gov

City government home page


For Enterprise Zone projects:

Hunter Mathena

Enterprise Zone Coordinator

Economic Development Office

City of New Britain

27 West Main Street, Room 311

New Britain, CT 06051

Tel: 860-826-3403

Email: hunter.mathena@newbritainct.gov

City government home page



Helen Rosenberg

Economic Development Officer

City of New Haven, OBD

165 Church Street

New Haven, CT 06510

Tel: 203-946-5889

Email: HRosenb@newhavenct.gov

City government home page




Elizabeth K. Nocera

Community & Economic Development Project Coordinator

Office of Development & Planning

City Hall

181 State Street

New London, CT 06320

Tel: 860-437-6309

Email: ENocera@newlondonct.org

City government home page: http://www.ci.new-london.ct.us/

Local economic development site: http://newlondonct.org/content/7433/default.aspx and http://newlondonct.org/content/7433/default.aspx

Local economic development EZ pages: http://newlondonct.org/content/7433/7451/8747.aspx and https://developnewlondon.com/doing-business/incentive-programs/ 



Sabrina Godeski

Director of Business Development & Tourism

Norwalk Redevelopment Agency

125 East Avenue, PO Box 5125

Norwalk, CT 06856-5125

Tel: 203-854-7948, 203-939-2202 cell

Email: sgodeski@norwalkct.gov

City government home page: https://www.norwalkct.org/

Local economic development site: https://www.norwalkct.org/1490/Economic-and-Community-Development and https://www.norwalkredevelopmentagency.org/

Local economic development EZ page: https://www.norwalkct.org/1878/Enterprise-Zone 



Peter Nystrom


City of Norwich

23 Union Street

Norwich, CT 06360

Tel: 860-823-3743 or 860-608-2165

Email: pnystrom@cityofnorwich.org

City government home page: http://www.norwichct.org/

Local economic development site: https://www.norwichct.org/608/Economic-Development 

Local economic development EZ page: https://askncdc.com/programs-incentives/city-and-regional-incentives/



Lou Perillo

Director of Economic Development

Economic Development Office, Town Hall

196 & 200 North Main Street

Southington, CT 06489

Tel: 860-276-6297

Email: economicdevelopment@southington.org

Town government home page: https://www.southington.org/

Local economic development site: https://www.southington.org/departments/economic_development_office/index.php

Local economic development EZ page: https://www.southington.org/departments/economic_development_office/southington_s_enterprise_zone.php



Leah Kagan

Director of Economic Development

Office of Economic Development

City of Stamford Government Center

888 Washington Blvd., 10th Floor

Stamford, CT 06904-2152

Tel: 203-912-4349 

Email: LKagan@stamfordct.gov

City government home page: https://www.stamfordct.gov/

Local economic development site: https://www.choosestamford.com/home-econdev

Local economic development EZ pages: https://www.stamfordbusinessportal.org/business-incentives-1 and https://www.choosestamford.com/incentives 



Stacey Sefcik

Land Use Administrator/Town Planner

Town of Thomaston

158 Main Street

Thomaston, CT 06787

Tel: 860-283-8411 x 232

Email: ssefcik@thomastonct.org

City government home page: www.thomastonct.org

Local economic development site: http://www.thomastonct.org/content/163/246/366/default.aspx

Local economic development EZ pages: http://www.thomastonct.org/filestorage/82/1106/enterprize_zone_brochure.pdf




City of Waterbury Economic Development:

Joseph McGrath

Director of Economic Development

City of Waterbury

235 Grand Street

Waterbury, CT 06702

Tel: 203-410-0457 cell

Email: jmcgrath@waterburyct.org 

City government home page


For Enterprise Zone projects

Brenda Richard

Administrative Assistant

Waterbury Development Corporation

83 Bank Street, 3rd Floor

Waterbury, CT 06072

Tel: 203-346-2607, ext. 7284

Email: richard@wdconline.org



Brian Miller, Consultant

Department of Planning & Zoning

City Hall
355 Main Street
West Haven, CT 06516

Tel: 203-937-3580

Email: bmiller@millerplanninggroup.com

Citygovernment home page




Jim Bellano

Director of Economic Development

Town of Windham

979 Main Street

Windham, CT 06226

Tel: 860-465-3062, 860-207-3599 cell

Email: jbellano@windhamct.com

City government home page