Pervious pavement codes, engineering standards, maps and comprehensive plans related to utilities are presented here. You can download the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view files presented in portable document format (PDF). Utilities engineering standards are updated annually.
The 2017 sewer, surface water, and water engineering standards are available here; hard copies are available at the Service First desk at City Hall.
Current (2017) Water Engineering Standards
Current (2017) Surface Water Engineering Standards
Current (2017) Sewer Engineering Standards
2010 Storm Maintenance Standards
Single Family Residential Stormwater Guidelines
Light Rail Utility Standards
2017 Light Rail Utility Standards
Natural Drainage Practice Guidelines for Single Family Residential Development
Amended Soil and Post Construction Soil Quality and Depth
Note to utility extension permit applicants
Generally, the standards in effect when a permit is applied for will apply to the project. See the Standards Update Notice for details.
INSPECTION SURVEY: If you have had an inspection recently, we would like to hear from you. Inspection Services Customer Survey
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Utilities GIS Map Data
City of Bellevue Infiltration Potential Map
PDF version (may not be sufficiently detailed to meet permit application requirements)
Incorporating Low Impact Development into Codes
2017 Storm and Surface Water Engineering Standards Training
450 110th Ave. NE
P.O. Box 90012
Bellevue, WA 98009
Contact: Service First
Business Hours: 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Mon, Tue, Thu and Fri; 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wed