Development Services (Permits)


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
  • International Plumbing Code, 2021 edition
  • National Electrical Code, 2020 edition
  • Helotes Municipal Code of Ordinances

Development Services

Michael Gallardo
Development Services Coordinator
Phone: 210-695-5901

Nicole Mayfield
Development Services Specialist
Phone: 210-695-5947

Abigail Izquierdo
Permit Technician
Phone: 210-695-5914

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