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, 2021 edition
International Fire Code, 2021 edition
International Residential Code, 2021 edition
International Property Maintenance Code, 2021 edition