Building Permit Requirements

Please note, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Windcrest City Hall offices are closed until Thursday, April 9, 2020 or further notice.

At this time we are ceasing the issuance of residential permits unless they are deemed an emergency. If you feel your permit request needs to be review for consideration, please email the permits office at These applications will be reviewed on a case by case basis.

For commercial construction permits, please email your request to Someone will be in contact within 24 hours of your email.

For commercial inspections, please email with your point of contact information, project address, type of inspection, and permit number. Please allow us 24 – 48 hours to schedule.

For commercial plan reviews, please email the digital files to along with the building permit application.  

For emergency utility permits, please email the emergency information, location of the project, type of utility service, and plans for review to and Please call or text all emergencies during regular business hours, (210) 419-7856. 

General Permit Guidelines

For additional information regarding our code of ordinances for permit applications and construction within the City of Windcrest, please refer to our Code of Ordinances for your questions regarding permitted projects and builds, City of Windcrest Code of Ordinances.

Thank you for your understanding during this time.