Dev. Svcs. General Information

Development Services Dept.
12951 Bandera Road
Helotes, TX 78023
(210) 695.2123

Open Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
* Closed Wednesdays to the public.

Development Guides

The Development Services Department serves both commercial and residential subdivision development needs by overseeing platting, zoning, permitting, licensing, building inspections, and certificates of occupancy.  

Commercial Development Guide
Residential Development Guide

Development Services

Ernest Cruz, Development Services Director

Belenda Parker
, Development Services Specialist
Additional Resources
Link to Applications and Forms
Frequently Asked Questions
Checking Jurisdiction
*A Helotes mailing address does not guarantee that a property is in the City Limits


Current Codes

The City of Helotes has adopted the following Federal, State, and Local Building Codes.  These Codes provide the minimum requirements for structural, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, fire safety, energy conservation, and sewage disposal: 
International Building Code, 2015 edition
International Fire Code, 2015 edition
International Residential Code, 2015 edition
International Property Maintenance Code, 2015 edition
International Plumbing Code, 2015 edition
National Electrical Code, 2017 edition
Municipal Code of Ordinances (located above)