Development Services offers one-stop permit shopping for land and building development in Bellevue and the surrounding service areas. Planners, engineers, inspectors, code compliance officers and support staff from the Development Services, FireTransportation and Utilities departments help homeowners, business owners and professionals in the construction industry navigate the permitting process; our work entails reviewing plans, inspecting projects and investigating code violations. This service ensures that projects are safe and aligned with federal, state and city codes.

For information about Bellevue's Comprehensive Plan and long-range planning projects, see Community Development.

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We're aiming for 100% paperless permitting in 2019!

We offer 24/7 online permitting services at You can apply online, check permit status and request inspections. All building, fire, utilities, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, sign, right of way, wireless and clearing & grading permit applications must be submitted online at Paper applications and plans for these permit types are no longer accepted. Land use and shoreline permit applications will go online later this year.

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450 110th Ave NEP.O. Box 90012Bellevue, WA 98009

Business Hours

8 a.m. to 4 p.m., weekdays10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesdays



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