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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.

Employee Directory

Search for names, phone numbers and email addresses by department, first or last name using our employee directory or check out our organizational chart.

Contact Us

General questions about topics listed below can be directed to appropriate staff by either phone or e-mail.

Billing Customer Service

Invoices, payment options
Phone: 425-452-6860
Email: DS_Billing@bellevuewa.gov

Billing Pay by Phone

Pay by phone with Visa or MasterCard
Phone: 425-452-6875

Building Plan Review

Building, structural, electrical, mechanical, plumbing
Phone: 425-452-4121
E-mail: buildingreview@bellevuewa.gov

Building Inspection

Building, structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing
Phone: 425-452-4570

Clearing & Grading Review

Tree cutting, clearing, grading, erosion control, seasonal restrictions, rockeries
Phone: 425-452-2019
E-mail: clearandgradereview@bellevuewa.gov

Clearing & Grading Inspection

Tree cutting, clearing, grading, erosion control, seasonal restrictions, rockeries
Phone: 425-452-4570

Code Compliance

Code complaints and violations
Phone: 425-452-2047
Report violations online: http://assist.bellevuewa.gov/

Fire Review

Fire alarms, fire sprinklers, fire suppression systems, smoke control, fire truck access, fire service areas
Phone: 425-452-4122
E-mail: firereview@bellevuewa.gov

Fire Inspection

Fire alarms, fire sprinklers, fire suppression systems, smoke control, fire truck access, fire service areas
Phone: 425-452-4254
E-mail: fireconstructioninsp@bellevuewa.gov

Inspection Requests

Building, clearing & grading, electrical, fire, land use, mechanical, plumbing, right of way, utilities
Online: https://inspection.mybuildingpermit.com/
Phone: 425-452-6875

Land Use Review & Inspections

Zoning, site development, environmental issues, land use controls
Phone: 425-452-4188
E-mail: landusereview@bellevuewa.gov


MyBuildingPermit homepage
Apply Online
Check Status
Request Inspection

Permit Processing

Submittal requirements, fees, timelines, permit status
Phone: 425-452-4898
E-mail: permits@bellevuewa.gov

Public Records

Be sure to provide as much information as possible and include a permit number or address
Phone: 425-452-7914
E-mail: dsrecords@bellevuewa.gov

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
Phone: 425-452-4189
E-mail: rightofwayuse@bellevuewa.gov

Transportation Development Review

Impact fees, transportation mitigation, frontage improvements for new development
Phone: 425-452-4236
E-mail: transportationdevrev@bellevuewa.gov

Transportation / Right-of-Way Inspections

Lane closures, trenching
Phone: 425-452-6966

Utilities Review

Water, sewer, storm drainage
Phone: 425-452-4187
E-mail: utilityreview@bellevuewa.gov

Utilities Inspection

Water, sewer, storm drainage
Phone: 425-452-6977


450 110th Ave NE
P.O. Box 90012
Bellevue, WA 98009
Hearing Impaired
Business Hours
8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Weekdays
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesdays

Our Mission:

Facilitate appropriate and timely development by:

  • Delivering a process that is predictable, efficient, and understandable to the people who use it.
  • Acting as a single organization – “One-City” – in the delivery of development services, not separate departments working independently.
  • Ensuring that we protect the quality of the public and private infrastructure, the safety and integrity of the built environment, and the livability of the city.

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