House Moving Permit

Please complete the following House Moving Permit Application Form for all building projects 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.

Note:  A preliminary inspection fee shall be paid to the City.  The Building Inspector shall then inspect the structure to be moved and determine whether or not the structure and its intended location and use thereon fully comply with the provisions of all applicable Code requirements.  If approved, a final permit fee shall be paid within sixty (60) days after the granting of such preliminary approval.  Security (cash deposit, U.S. “bearer” bonds, or a surety bond payable to the City) in the amount of One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) and such rewriting shall be conditional upon the completion of the foundation and the moving and installation thereon of such structure within ninety (90) days of the issuance of a final permit. 

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.

x Payment - $91.20