Development Services (Permits)

COVID-19 Notice: Due to COVID-19, Development Services encourages contractors and vendors to work with the department virtually as much as possible. All visitors to City Hall are required to wear a face covering, maintain social distancing, and may be subject to other health checks.


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

Codes Adopted by the City

The City of Helotes has adopted the following federal, state, and local building codes.  The 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
  • Helotes Municipal Code of Ordinances

Development Services

Belenda Parker
Phone: 210-695-5964
Email Specialist

Nicole Mayfield
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 210-695-5947
Email Assistant

12951 Bandera Road
P.O. Box 507 (mailing)
Helotes, TX 78023

Hours of Operation
8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Closed Wednesdays