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Cliff Morton Development and Business Services Center
1901 South Alamo Street
San Antonio, TX 78204

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Phone:
210.207.1111

Hours:
7:45 am - 4:30 pm (Mon - Fri)
Closed on City Holidays

To Our Valued Customers:

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances surrounding COVID-19 and as part of our effort to put the safety and well-being of our customers, staff, and ultimately the community as our top priority, the Cliff Morton Development and Business Services Center (DBSC) located at 1901 S. Alamo St. will be closed to the public until April 19. While the DBSC will be closed to the public, our services and business operations will continue as described below: 

LAND DEVELOPMENT

Engineering

For the following services, email us at DSDEngineering@sanantonio.gov

  • Traffic 
  • Sidewalks 
  • Driveways 
  • TIA 
  • Right of Way (for development) 
  • Street Design 
  • Street Improvement Permits 
  • Street Lights 

STREEt inSpections

For the following services, email us at DSDStreetInspections@sanantonio.gov

  • Sidewalk Inspections 
  • Driveway Inspections 
  • Street Inspections 
  • Right of Way Improvements (associated with or because of a development) 
TREES

For the following services, email us at DSD.Trees@sanantonio.gov

  • Tree Preservation Plans for Plats and MDPs 
  • Tree Preservation Plans for development 
  • Landscape Plans
  • Streetscape Plans
  • Tree removal
  • Tree Inspections
  • General Tree Questions

PLAN REVIEW

Applications

For the following services, email us at DSDLicense@sanantonio.gov 

  • Applications for Certificates of Occupancy 
  • Over-the-counter trade and building permit applications 
Letters and Reports

For the following services, email us at callcenter@sanantonio.gov 

  • Energy letters 
  • Engineer reports 
  • Inspection letters 
Permit Applications and Payments

If you experience any problems creating your account, call us at (210) 207-1111. 

NOTE: if you plan to pay by check, please let us know and we will coordinate the payment with the One Stop cashiers. 

Picking up plans

If you have been notified your plans are ready for pick up, please ensure payment has been made and then call (210) 207-5904 when ready. Our DSD staff will meet you at the curb to deliver your plans.  

renewals

For the following services, email us at DSDLicense@sanantonio.gov

  • Certificate of Insurance
  • Contractor license 
Requests

For the following services, email us at DSDPlansManagement@sanantonio.gov 

  • Code modification 
  • Partial permit 
  • Preliminary plan review 
  • General questions about plan review 
Submittals
  • Commercial building submittals: 
    • Drop offs:
      Attn: Completeness and Assignment Review Team (CAR) 
    • Mail: Development Services Department
      Attn: Completeness and Assignment Review Team (CAR) 1901 S. Alamo St. San Antonio, TX 78204 
  • Fire system submittals - FireInTake@sanantonio.gov 
  • New commercial and residential plan submittals - through the Customer Intake Portal 
  • Solar plan submittals - through the Customer Intake Portal

FIELD SERVICES

Inspections
Code Enforcement
  • Report any concerns at "311" or by using the free "311" app 
  • Questions about violations and permits - call 210.207.5466

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