Shelton Life
A Balanced Community
Shelton’s Farms
Business Community
Residential Community

     Shelton is truly a prime example of a city that has balanced extensive economic growth with an aggressive plan to preserve its natural beauty. Within Shelton’s borders you will find modern commercial facilities, historic and contemporary residential areas, several working farms and major Greenways running through the city. We are able to combine the beauty of over 1,000 acres of primeval forests and almost 2,000 acres of working farms together with a city bustling with commercial and industrial activity plus beautiful and comfortable homes for more than 38,000 people.
     Shelton’s success in maintaining this balance is the result of extraordinary planning efforts over the last 30 years. Our goal is to maintain the proper proportion of growth between commercial, industrial, residential and open space. This plan has allowed us establish a growing taxable base by encouraging sensible economic development while preserving our precious environment and pleasant residential communities.