Permit Requirements

Permit applications are accepted Monday, Wednesday-Thursday from 8 AM-4 PM, Tuesdays 8 AM-2 PM, and Fridays from 8 AM-3 PM. The City of Windcrest is now accepting applications through MyGovernmentOnline. Paper applications and applications emailed to permits@windcrest-tx.gov will still be accepted.

Inspection requests are received Monday-Friday from 8 AM-3:30 PM for an inspection on the next business day. Any inspection requests received after 3:30 PM will be scheduled within 48 hours. Inspections are preformed Monday-Friday between 10 AM-2 PM. Inspections requests will be processed through MGO. Mobile phone or tablets users should use the Mobile App. for greater ease. 

Go to MyGovernmentOnline.org to submit your permit application.

Using your phone or tablet? Click here to use the MGO Mobile App!

Please refer to the Customer Help Guide for assistance.

permitting process

  1. Applications* can be submitted through the MGO portal, through email, or in-person. 
  2. Applications will be processed within 24 hours. 
  3. Once processed, applicants will receive an invoice via email.
  4. Permit fees can be paid in-person or online using a computer or smartphone. 
  5. The building inspector will review plans within 3-5 business days.** Larger construction plans may take up to 10 days.
  6. The permit will be issued immediately upon approval! 
  • *Site plans must be submitted with application.
  • **Please factor in inspector turnaround time, expedited reviews cost an additional $175.00.

BUILDING SERVICES APPLICATIONS

General Permit Guidelines        

CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION

All contractors are required to be registered with the City of Windcrest. This must be done annually. The fee for registering is $20.00. Copies of trade licenses, drivers license(s), and the Certificate of Insurance with the City of Windcrest listed as a certificate holder must be included with the application. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

For residential permits email the permits office at permits@windcrest-tx.gov. Applications will be received and processed within 24-48 business hours. You may also reach the permit clerk at 210-655-0022 x 2430. 

For commercial permits, please email your request to permits@windcrest-tx.gov. Applications will be as received and processed within 24-48 business hours. You may also reach the permit clerk at 210-655-0022 x 2430. 

For residential and commercial plan reviews, please email the digital files, or site plans, to permits@windcrest-tx.gov along with the Building Permit Application. They may also be dropped off at City Hall located at 8601 Midcrown, during Permit Office hours. 

For emergency utility permits, please email the emergency information, location of the project, type of utility service, and plans for review to permits@windcrest-tx.gov and citysecretary@windcrest-tx.gov. You may also reach the permit clerk at 210-655-0022 x 2430.  


BUILDING SERVICES PAYMENT PORTAL


To pay fees on permits pulled BEFORE 8/13/2021, please visit Building Services Payment Portal. Effective August 8, 2021, all permit fees will be paid through MyGovernmentOnline.org.

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.


IS THIS ADDRESS IN WINDCREST?


Permits may only be issued to addresses in the City of Windcrest's Jurisdiction. Below is a full list of streets, however the starred (*) streets will have to be cross-referenced with the City Boundaries Map.

If the address your project address is not listed here, please contact the Bexar County or the City of San Antonio permitting offices to obtain a permit.


  • AUTUMN SUNSET
  • BALFOUR
  • BAYOU BEND
  • BLUEGRASS
  • BONNY BROOK
  • BRONZEGLO
  • BROOK FALLS
  • CANDLEGLO
  • CATTAIL CREEK
  • CLEARDRIFT
  • CLOUDMONT
  • CORTO CIRCLE
  • CRESCENT FALLS
  • CRESTWAY
  • CRESTWIND
  • CROSSWIND
  • CYPRESS CREEK
  • DALECREST
  • DRIFTWIND
  • EAGLECREST BLVD
  • EISENHAUER ROAD*
  • EXCALIBUR*
  • FAIRCREST
  • FAWNDALE LANE
  • FENWICK
  • FLIPPIN ESTATES
  • FOURWINDS
  • FRANCIS DRAKE
  • FRATT*
  • GALEWIND
  • GALAHAD*
  • GOLDEN POINT
  • GOLDEN VIEW
  • GOLFCREST
  • HICKORY HOLLOW
  • HIDDEN HOLLOW
  • IH 35 NORTH*
  • JAMES COOK
  • JOLE COVE
  • KING ARTHUR*
  • LAKEWOOD PARK
  • MAGELLAN
  • MALLARD POINT
  • MARCO POLO
  • MEADOW GROVE
  • MELODY LANE
  • METCALF
  • MIDCROWN
  • MONTGOMERY*
  • MOORSIDE
  • MURRAY WINN
  • NORTHBEND
  • NORTHGAP
  • PARKCREST
  • PINTAIL POINT
  • PONCE DE LEON
  • RAYBON*
  • RENE LA SALLE
  • RICHFIELD DRIVE
  • ROCKLYN DRIVE
  • SACAGAWEA
  • SHADY BROOK
  • SHADY CREEK
  • SPACEWAY DRIVE
  • SPANISH MOSS
  • SPINDRIFT
  • SUNHAVEN
  • SUNHAVEN
  • TEAL WAY
  • TIDECREST
  • TRADEWIND
  • VISTA BUTTE
  • WALTER RALEIGH
  • WALZEM ROAD*
  • WAXWING CIRCLE
  • WAYCREST
  • WEATHERCOCK LANE
  • WEATHERLY
  • WESTWIND CIRCLE
  • WILDWIND
  • WILLMON WAY
  • WILLOW CROSS
  • WINDBLUFF
  • WINDBORO
  • WINDCREST
  • WINDGARDEN CIRCLE
  • WINDHAVEN
  • WINDING RIDGE
  • WINDROCK DRIVE
  • WINDSOR HILL
  • WINDVALE
  • WINDVIEW
  • WINDWAY
  • WINDY COVE
  • WINDY CROSS
  • WINDY HOLLOW
  • WINDY KNOLL
  • WINFIELD
  • WINFIELD CIRCLE
  • WINSONG
  • WINTERHAVEN
  • WOODWICK
  • ZEPHYR