Building Permit Fee Waivers
Most business throughout Hamden that newly construct or make improvements to real property can receive local building permit fee waivers of up to 100%. These waivers do not apply to HVAC, plumbing and electrical permits.
Businesses must apply for and have a copy of a business incentive offer letter from the Town before they apply for a waiver of building permits. The application is available from the Department of Economic and Neighborhood Development and takes 2-4 weeks to process. The benefits are as follows.
Town Building Permit Fee Waivers
|Cost of Improvements Waiver||Businesses not located in a Neighborhood Revitalization Zone||Businesses located in a Neighborhood Revitalization Zone|
|Under $100,000||100% of fee is waived||100% of fee is waived|
|$100,000 - $500,000||50% of fee is waived||100% of fee is waived|
|$500,000 - $3 Million||25% of fee is waived||100% of fee is waived|
|Above $3 Million||There is no waiver||There is no waiver|
For additional information and an application: