Certificate of Occupancy

Please complete the following Certificate of Occupancy Application Form for all businesses within the City of Helotes.

This application is a City of Helotes application and should only be submitted if it pertains to the City of Helotes jurisdiction. Applicants are responsible for verifying if an address is located within the City or its ETJ. This can be done by using the City of Helotes Corporate Limits & ETJ Map located at the link http://www.helotes-tx.gov/city-department/maps/. The applicant should also ensure that all information provided on the application is correct.

Questions should be directed to the Development Services Dept. at (210) 695-8877. Applications may also be filled out in person at the Development Services Dept. located at City Hall, 12951 Bandera Road, Helotes, Texas 78023. Office hours are Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., except on Wednesday's when the Dept. is closed to the public.

Applications can take up to 10 business days to process.

Additional permits are required for the renovation of buildings.
If on a private water well, please provide State approval and certification documentation.
Sign permits are required and may require approval from the Planning and Zoning Commission prior to permitting and installation.
Click here for a copy of the City's current zoning map.
Click here for a copy of Fire Dept. inspection items.
I acknowledge that the form above is only an application. Receipt of the application and payment should not be interpreted as a receipt of a permit or permit number.

I acknowledge that this application may take up to 10 business days to process, and that the City of Helotes Development Service Dept. will contact me regarding any permit, permit number, or permissions granted for this application.

I acknowledge that during the inspection process, if a disapproval is received on any items, that I will get a proper City permit before work is done to correct any issues. 

x Certificate of Occupancy - $125.20