Environmental Services



The mission of Bexar County Environmental Services Department (BCES) is to create, foster, and maintain public health and safety by cost effective management and regulation of On‐Site Sewer Systems (OSSF), Post Construction Water Quality, Animal Control, and Code Compliance programs in Bexar County.

What We Do

Other Tasks

Other tasks assigned to The Bexar County Environmental Department include:

  • Coordination of the Southern Edwards Plateau Habitat Conservation Plan (SEP‐HCP) implementation with the City of San Antonio
  • Working air quality issues in partnership with the City of San Antonio, and 
  • Monitoring and enforcement of the Bexar County Limited Lighting Order around military bases.

We don’t just regulate and enforce the standards of the State of Texas and Bexar County, we also help our residents and businesses understand what the regulations are and how to comply. We work with our constituents to educate them on how to improve the environment in Bexar County.

For questions regarding any topics we cover, please contact us by calling 210-335-6700.