The Development Services department serves both commercial and residential development needs by overseeing platting, zoning, permitting, licensing, building inspections, and certificates of occupancy.
Code Enforcement administers violations of the Helotes Code of Ordinances. Code violations are investigated, researched, and conducted by the Code Enforcement Officer. Violations are subsequently submitted to and prosecuted by Helotes Municipal Court.
Note: This is not a complete list of activities that may require a permit. Contact Development Services for more information, if needed.
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: