Sign Permits

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We issue sign permits for a variety of sign types including: awning, building-mounted, blade, free-standing, illuminated and monument. Learn more about sign requirements in Bellevue.

Sign permits are required for all signs erected, altered or relocated. There are limitations on the number, size and type of signs permitted. Building review may be required for certain permanent commercial signs. Signs may be permanent or temporary. 

Permanent Signs

Permanent commercial signs, including freestanding or building-mounted signs, or signs displayed on an awning. May include building review. May or may not include electrical. (SA)

Temporary Signs

Non-permanent signs intended for use for a short time, such as construction, initial lease-up/sales period, grand opening, for sale/rent, open house and residential land division. (SC)

Required Documents

During the application process you will be asked to submit the following documents and information as they apply to your project. If a document is requested that you feel does not apply to your project, upload the Document Waiver Form in place of the requested document. Submit sign applications and plans at

Resources for sign plan submittals

Fees and Timelines


Permit Processing
for Permit and Fee Information
Business Hours
8 a.m. to 4 p.m., weekdays
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesdays