Right of Way Permits

Right of way – all public streets and property dedicated to public use for streets, together with public property reserved for public utilities, transmission lines and extensions, walkways, sidewalks, bikeways, or equestrian trails.  Learn more about right of way on our FAQ page.

Visit the Transportation department for additional information about right of way permits and development standards.

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

We offer 24/7 online permitting services at MyBuildingPermit.com. You can apply online, check permit status and request inspections. Beginning March 1, 2019 all building, fire, utilities, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, sign, right of way, wireless and clearing & grading permit applications must be submitted online at MyBuildingPermit.com. Paper applications and plans for these permit types will no longer be accepted after this date. Land use and shoreline permit applications will go online later this year.

Commercial Development

Commercial Development

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This permit type may be issued for use of the right of way associated with commercial projects, multifamily development, or plat infrastructure. These uses could include hauling, parking and/or staging, whether there is construction in the right of way or not. (TN)  


Online Permitting Services

You must apply for this permit online through MyBuildingPermit. We will not accept paper applications or plans.

Learn more about our online permitting services.


Submittal Requirements


Submittal and Plan Information


Fees


Timelines


Inspections

Franchise

Franchise

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This permit may be issued for use of the right of way for franchise utility work and those operating under an existing Right of Way Use Agreement. (TJ)  

CALL (1-800-424-5555) 48 hours before you dig. “It’s the law.” RCW 19.122 


Online Permitting Services

You must apply for this permit online through MyBuildingPermit. We will not accept paper applications or plans.

Learn more about our online permitting services.


Submittal Requirements


Submittal and Plan Information


Fees


Timelines


Inspections

Government

Government

 Email Link To This Right of Way Permit

This permit may be issued to any government agency, city department or to a contractor working under a city contract for a capital or maintenance project. (TK)  


Online Permitting Services

You must apply for this permit online through MyBuildingPermit. We will not accept paper applications or plans.

Learn more about our online permitting services.


Submittal Requirements


Submittal and Plan Information


Fees


Timelines


Inspections

Residential (Single Family)

Residential (Single Family)

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This permit may be issued for work in the right of way associated with existing single family home construction or major remodels: installation of driveways, driveway re-construction or relocation, landscaping, fences/walls, city water/sewer/storm connections, and other uses. Note: A like-for-like driveway replacement may qualify for an over-the-counter permit. (TG)  


Online Permitting Services

You must apply for this permit online through MyBuildingPermit. We will not accept paper applications or plans.

Learn more about our online permitting services.


Submittal Requirements


Submittal and Plan Information 


Fees


Timelines


Inspections

Small Wireless Facility

Small Wireless Facility

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This permit may be issued for the co-location of small wireless facilities and related equipment on existing poles in the city's right of way under a Small Wireless Facility Permit. (TJ)  

CALL (1-800-424-5555) 48 hours before you dig. “It’s the law.” RCW 19.122 


Online Permitting Services

You must apply for this permit online through MyBuildingPermit. We will not accept paper applications or plans.

Learn more about our online permitting services.


Submittal Requirements


Submittal and Plan Information


Fees


Timelines 


Inspections

Street Use

Street Use

 Email Link To This Right of Way Permit

This permit may be issued for uses of the right of way such as sidewalk cafes, street runs, non-motorized races, parades & processions, assemblies, block parties and street dances, parking, loading zones, annual trucking permits and oversized loads, roadway, land or sidewalk work or closures that will not involve the physical disturbance of the right of way and is for applicants other than franchise utilities. (TE)


Online Permitting Services

You must apply for this permit online through MyBuildingPermit. We will not accept paper applications or plans.

Learn more about our online permitting services.


Submittal Requirements


Submittal and Plan Information 


Fees


Timelines


Inspections

Contact

Right of Way for Code Information

Telephone

425-452-4189

Email

rightofwayuse@bellevuewa.gov

Contact

Permit Processingfor Permit and Fee Information

Business Hours

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

Telephone

425-452-4898

Email

permits@bellevuewa.gov
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