Swimming Pool Permit Application

Please complete the following Swimming Pool Permit Application Form for all pool projects 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 www.bcad.org 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.

Provide the qualified electrical contractor's information below for all electrical work performed at the project address.  All electrical contractors shall be registered with the City prior to performing work. 

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1. Site plan showing lot dimensions; locations and dimensions of all improvements; setbacks from all property lines, easements, septic systems and structures; and general pool specifications.

2. Homeowner’s Association approval letter, if applicable.

Click or drag files to this area to upload. You can upload up to 4 files.
Electronic plan submissions are for review purposes only. Upon approval, applicants must submit two hard copies, 11 x 17 inch plans.
Click or drag a file to this area to upload.

Note:  A fence is required around all pools before filling with water and a final inspection is granted.  All fencing must comply with the 2021 Edition of the International Building Code, Section 3109 – Swimming Pool Enclosures & Safety Devices.  Electrical work must comply with the 2020 Edition of the N.E.C.  A separate plumbing permit is required for natural gas pool heater installation.

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, required fees, or permissions granted for this application.

The Plan Review Fee is due at time of submittal in order to begin the review process. The fee is $120.00 (20% of the permit fee.) Development Services will contact you with payment Information. This fee is non-refundable.

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