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Development Services

Development Services offers one-stop shopping for general information and the permits needed for development activity in Bellevue and the utility service area. Apply for permits at mybuildingpermit.com.

Information about permits for parks, residential parking and special events.

2016 Customer Survey Update

In June 2016, we asked you how we are doing to deliver our services. The results of that survey are in!  By providing your feedback, we are able to identify areas where things are going well and where we need to improve.

View the survey results.

We greatly appreciate the time you took to provide feedback and will use the survey results to improve our services to you. We will publish future updates about our progress on this page.

The City Council recently adopted two interim marijuana ordinances:

  • Ordinance 6286 – interim zoning controls regarding recreational marijuana retailers
  • Ordinance 6296 – interim zoning controls prohibiting medical marijuana coops and research uses

Services & Information
About Development Services

Phone numbers and e-mails for divisions and staff.
For the Homeowner

Improvements that require a permit, permit application forms, construction noise guidelines and more.

Development Services handouts, construction tip sheets and the Weekly Permit Bulletin
Codes and Standards

City codes and standards for construction, fire prevention, land use, transportation, utilities and more.

Code Compliance

Enforcing regulations set for the community by City Council, including nuisance, sign, construction and land use codes. Code requirements and complaint procedures.

Permit Submittal Requirements

Submittal requirements by project type, application packets by permit type, timelines, other forms, fees
Online Permit and Inspection Services

Apply for permits, schedule inspections, and check the status of applications

Current Development Activity

Overview of construction in Bellevue, including major downtown projects and neighborhood projects
Fire, Transportation and Utilities Information

Design requirements and standards for the Fire, Transportation and Utilities departments.
Contact Information

Development Services Center
450 110th Ave NE
P.O. Box 90012
Bellevue, WA 98009
Phone: 425-452-6800
Business Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., weekdays (Wednesday, 10-4)

Customer Assistance