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.


Online Permitting Services at MyBuildingPermit.com


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)  


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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)  

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


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Government

Government

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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)  


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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. See the Right of Way Use Over-the-Counter Driveway application. (TG)  

NOTE: Starting 1/1/16, New Single Family House Construction (BS) permits do not require a separate Right of Way Use Permit (TG).


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Street Use

Street Use

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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 & 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)


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Contact

Right of Way for Code Information

Telephone

425-452-4189

Email

rightofwayuse@bellevuewa.gov

Contact

Permit Processingfor Permit and Fee Information

Telephone

425-452-4898

Email

permits@bellevuewa.gov

Business Hours

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