Tree Trimming / Tree Removal Permit

Please complete the following Tree Trimming / Tree Removal Permit Application for all tree trimming/removal projects within the City of Helotes and its Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ). 
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 or its ETJ. 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. Applications can take up to 10 business days to process. 

*Permit will be valid for two (2) consecutive weeks from issuance date.*

Tree trimming/removal from February 1 thru May 31 is only allowed when completed by a licensed tree and landscape company. Trimming of oaks susceptible to Oak Wilt is prohibited from February 1 thru May 31.

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: $28.50

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