House Moving Permit

Please complete the following House Moving Permit Application for all building projects located within the City of Helotes. 
This is a City of Helotes application and should only be submitted if the project is located within the City of Helotes jurisdiction. Applicants are responsible for verifying if an address is located within the City. Find the property on the Bexar County Appraisal District's website at to confirm permitting jurisdiction before submitting this application. Refunds will not be given for applications submitted that are outside of the City of Helotes jurisdiction. The applicant should also ensure that all information provided on the application is correct before submitting it. Applications can take up to 10 business days to process.

Click or drag files to this area to upload. You can upload up to 5 files.

Structure Information

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.

Price: $91.20

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