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The Department of Development Services (DDS) is comprised of four divisions that collectively provides services related to housing, business growth, code enforcement & zoning, blight remediation, special events and strategic planning.  Our department can help you if you are seeking assistance to improve your home, need a building permit for remodeling or new construction, register your business, or understanding zoning requirements, to name a few.  Explore our links below or the services in the top menu to learn more.  Or contact us if you have any questions.


  How can we help you?              
   An overview of our divisions & services
   What are you looking for?
   Not sure where to start? Start here. 
   Biographies of department leaders
   Active studies and construction projects
   Find a department staff member
  City Property For Sale
   Available city owned property for sale
  Office Locations & Hours
   We are at two locations. Please plan ahead.
  Landlord Gateway
   Description needed for this
  Customer Access Portal (CAP)
   Apply online (requires Internet Explorer)
  Employment Opportunities
  Department job opportunites
  RFPs & RFQs
   Business opportunities with DDS
  Boards & Commissions supported by the Department of Development Services
   Hartford Redevelopment Agency
   Managing entity of Dunkin' Donuts Park
   Quick Links to Popular Items
   Additions, decks, electrical work & more...
   Site plans, amendments & subdivisions....
   Vendors, merchandising, billiards & more.... 
   Download various reports and studies
   Register your parade, festival or event
  Housing Programs
   Apply for home ownership programs
   Zoning, IWWC, Historic & Subdivision

Housing, Economic Development, Planning & Zoning is located at 250 Constitution Plaza, 4th Floor
   Licensing & Inspection is located at 260 Constitution Plaza, Ground Floor

HARTFORD CITY HALL ADDRESS: 550 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103 PHONE: (860)757-9311 HOURS: 8AM - 5PM