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, Fire, Transportation 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.
General questions about topics listed below can be directed to appropriate staff by either phone or e-mail.
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Building Plan Review
Building, structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing
Clearing & Grading Review
Clearing & Grading Inspection
Tree cutting, clearing, grading, erosion control, seasonal restrictions, rockeries
Land Use Review & Inspections
Right of Way Use
Construction of driveways, fences, sidewalks, curb/gutter and landscape walls. Vegetation removal/tree maintenance or street use such as truck loading and unloading, lane closures, or block parties
Transportation Development Review
Transportation / Right-of-Way Inspections
Lane closures, trenching
Water, sewer, storm drainage