Food Establishment License

Please complete the following Food Establishment License Application Form for all businesses within the City of Helotes.

This application is a City of Helotes application and should only submitted if it pertains to the City of Helotes jurisdiction. Applicants are responsible for verifying if an address is located within the City. This can be done by using the BCAD property search engine located at 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.

(Part-time employees count as 1, not 1/2)

Note: All food establishment licenses expire on May 31st of each year. Licenses are non-transferable. The City of Helotes must be notified of any changes made to any information given on this application.

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, including payment.

In the case of a general store, only the basic fee of $170.60 is required.  Regardless of the number of employees at the store, please input 1 in the Number of Employees field above.