Town offices will be closed Friday, July 3rd.


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Office of Community & Economic Development

Mark S. Barnhart, Director
Old Town Hall
611 Old Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824

Hours: BY APPOINTMENT ONLY Monday - Friday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (Call 256-3120)

Economic Development News

Due to COVID-19, and in compliance with Governor Lamont’s orders to “Stay Safe, Stay Home” the Department of Community & Economic Development will be working remotely with reduced on-site staffing and access to the public to enforce social distancing and to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus.  Staff remain available to assist you via e-mail or by phone.  Please contact the office at (203) 256-3120 and leave a message and we will get back to you as soon as possible. 


Please support your local businesses during this pandemic.  For a list of local restaurants offering take-out, delivery or curbside pick-up, please click here.  As always, please call ahead, as the list is subject to change.

Visit our Business portal and our Economic Development page for business information and our Community Development page for helpful tools for homebuyers and homeowners.


Mission Statement

To develop and administer programs that stimulate and encourage economic development, revitalize and strengthen neighborhoods, facilitate and promote affordable housing, and preserve and enhance the overall well being of the community.

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