Permits & Licenses

Office Location

  • Physical Address
  • Cliff Morton Development and Business Services Center
  • Development Services Department Map
  • 1901 South Alamo Street
  • San Antonio, TX 78204

  • Mailing Address
  • ATTN: Code Enforcement Services
  • P.O. Box 839966
  • San Antonio, TX 78283-3966


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Key Staff

  • Amin Tohmaz
    Deputy Director Field Services
  • Danny Liguez Contact Danny Liguez
    Development Services Mgr.
  • Michael Uresti Contact Michael Uresti
    Development Services Mgr.
  • Phil Laney Contact Phil Laney
    Sr. Special Projects Manager

Permits and licenses are available for various properties. To explore the regulations and rules for each section, select a tab (listed on the left) below.

If you’re planning a construction project in San Antonio, reference these links for how to begin your plan and what you need to have it reviewed and approved. The following sections provide starting points for you to review before you dive into the step-by-step process:

  • Residential
    Homeowners can build new homes, add a fence, hold a garage sale, and renovate the rooms within their residences. Each of these requires specific permits.
    Read More about Residential
  • Commercial
    Industries continue to thrive in our City, and business owners are using that success to expand their commercial and multifamily properties throughout our community.
    Read More about Commercial
  • Garage Sale
    Garage Sale
    A garage sale permit is required within San Antonio city limits for all residents and non-profit organizations.
    Read More about Garage Sale Permits