Land and building development codes are presented here with the Development Services division responsible for ensuring projects are aligned to those codes.
- Code Compliance
Our code compliance officers enforce regulations set for the community by City Council, including nuisance, sign, construction and land use codes.
- Code News
Get the latest news about upcoming and in-progress code proposals and changes.
- Comprehensive Plan
Bellevue's comprehensive plan is a broad statement of community goals and policies that direct the orderly and coordinated physical development of the city.
- Permit Forms and Publications
Visit our Permits and Inspections section to view our forms and publications library.
Codes by Division
- Building Codes and Guidelines
IBC, IRC, and City of Bellevue amendments to these codes
- Clearing and Grading Codes and Guidelines
Regulation of earth movement, land clearing, erosion protection
- Fire Codes and Guidelines
Regulations for infrastructure and building improvements for fire protection
- Land Use Codes and Guidelines
Rules that regulate use of land, building placement, design, environmental protection
- Transportation Codes and Guidelines
Regulations of public and private road construction and design
- Utilities Codes and Standards
Regulations and requirements for public and private utility construction and design
- Construction Codes