Permits & Licensing

New Business in the CITY OF CONVERSE
Contact the Converse Economic Developemnt Corporation for information, resources and a grand opening with the community!   PH# 210.659.9163

Leasing a space
Contact City Building & Permit Department to obtain a required Occupancy Certification. PH# 210.658.8285


New business in a New Building

The primary objective of the City of Converse Building Department is to provide construction standards enforcement to safeguard health and property in the interest of public welfare.  

  • Adopting model codes and standards
  • Checking building plans for compliance with code requirements
  • Inspecting the construction, alteration, moving, demolition, repair, and use of buildings and structures
  • Issuing contractor registrations and required permits
  • Maintaining department records
  • Performing inspections during construction
  • Reinforcing city ordinances      
For additional Information: 
Permits, Licensing, and Codes


State
of Texas BUsiness Licenses & Permits

The Texas Business Licenses & Permits Guide is a comprehensive listing of state permits and licenses that may be required to operate a business enterprise in the state. The guide offers information according to business type and includes direct links to appropriate state resources that can help address any business permitting needs. 

The Texas Business Licenses & Permits Guide is provided by the Business Permit Office. For more information about the Business Permit Office and the Guide 


Texas Secretary of State
Business startup, selecting a business structure, forms, filing info and other resources. Teaxs SOS

TEXAS Comptroller's office

The Texas Comptroller's office serves the state by collecting more than 60 separate taxes, fees and assessments, including local sales taxes collected on behalf of more than 1,400 cities, counties and other local governments around the state. 

SBDC
Entrepreneurs have access to professional and confidential business advising, a variety of quality training programs, and an extensive referral network at the Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Start and grow your business by contacting the local SBDC.

SCORE

Connect with a San Antonio SCORE mentor to get free small business advice. Mentoring and resources at SCORE.

Bexar County - Start a Business

Each page in this section holds information related to the most commonly asked questions in our office, starting from obtaining your Assumed Name or "Doing Business As" (DBA) and how to get an Employer Identification Number (EIN) and why it's important. We also include information regarding training, financial assistance, and finding other business resources. Bexar County webpage