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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, pay for and receive all permits at mybuildingpermit.com.  Save time; save money; go paperless.

Information about permits for parks, residential parking and special events is also available on the city's website.

We would like your feedback on the 2015 Building Codes as we work towards adoption.

Get information on Medical Cannabis Collective Gardens (Ordinance No. 6132 B-1) and Recreational Marijuana Interim Zoning Control (Ordinance No. 6133 B-1, as amended by Ordinance No. 6156 and extended by Ordinance No. 6222).  For retail amendments see Ordinance No. 6156.

See the recently adopted permanent regulations governing single-family dwelling rentals (Ordinance No. 6223).

Learn about the streamlined permitting process for residential solar photovoltaic systems.

Inspection Survey:  If you have had an inspection recently, we would like to hear from you.  
Why take the 3-minute survey?      Inspection Services Customer Survey 

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