Floodplain Development Permits

To verify that development does not have a negative impact on areas with a 1% annual chance of flooding (100 - Year Floodplain), Bexar County Public Works must review all construction activities conducted on property that is in proximity to the 100-- Year Floodplain. A flood study conducted by a Professional Engineer may be required to determine the base flood elevation or to alter the floodplain limits.To obtain a Flood Development Permit please see the following:

  1. Print and complete the Floodplain Development Permit Application (PDF).
  2. Obtain the supporting material required to review the permit application.
  3. Submit application and fees ($50 per activity) to the Development Services Section of Public Works located at:
  1. Public Works Department

    Physical Address
    1948 Probandt St.
    San Antonio, TX 78214

  1. Application will be reviewed. Once permit is issued, Bexar County Inspectors may approve construction.

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