• Resident Services

    Addressing common needs for the people of Bellevue, including code enforcement in neighborhoods, community services, conflict resolution (mediation) and Neighborhood Outreach.

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    There are activities every week in Bellevue; the big ones that draw hundreds are highlighted here.

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    Things to Do

    There are an abundance of things to do in Bellevue, from shopping at Bellevue Square or the Bravern downtown to paddling a kayak down the Mercer Slough.

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    For people who want to give back to their community, the city offers dozens of opportunities to volunteer. There are needs in multiple departments, including Parks & Community Services, Police, Fire, Utilities and Community Development.

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    Public Records Requests

    Public records requests should be directed to the public records officer, submitted online through our Public Records Portal.

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    Business Taxes and Licenses

    The City of Bellevue administers a local Business & Occupation (B&O) tax. Businesses that meet certain criteria are required to obtain a City of Bellevue Business License and file and pay applicable taxes.

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    Pet licenses

    Regional Animal Services of King County provides animal control, animal shelter and pet licensing services to Bellevue, along with many neighboring cities and unincorporated King County.

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    Doing Business with Bellevue

    Whether you're conducting business directly with the city or your business resides in Bellevue, a variety of resources are available to help you navigate licensing, B&O taxes and Vendor Services.

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    Bid Opportunities, RFPs and RFQs

    Bellevue procures products and services necessary for the city's operation. The city offers bid opportunities and requests for proposals or qualifications.

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    MyBellevue Customer Assistance

    Report issues, request services and ask questions here, through the MyBellevue customer assistance portal.

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    Maps and GIS

    Maps and GIS are a resource for viewing and downloading geospatial information made for the Public.

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    Connections Program Brochure - Register Online

    With Connections, find and sign up for camps, lessons and classes.

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    SE 40th Street Boat Launch

    The Boat Launch is open.  Interested in an annual permit?  Contact Julie Byers at jbyers@bellevuewa.gov and see the application below. 

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    Bellevue Parks & Community Services strives to make program opportunities available to all interested individuals who live in the boundaries of the city of Bellevue, regardless of income. We provide scholarships to those who might not otherwise be able to participate.

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    Pay Your Utility Bill

    Utility Bill Information

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    Codes and Guidelines

    All of Bellevue’s laws are found in the City Code, including ordinances and resolutions. Land and building development codes are presented here. Code Compliance enforces regulations in the nuisance, sign, construction and land use codes.

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    In Development Services we review plans and issue permits for construction projects and land uses. The permit process includes the permit application, plan review, contractor approval and inspections.

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    Fees and Payment

    The permit fee estimator and sheets below are meant as general guides for permit costs. Contact Permit Processing for the most complete information and to discuss permit fees and payment options.

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    Concealed Pistol License

    The Bellevue Police Department accepts concealed pistol license applications in person, including applications for original, replacement, renewal and late renewal concealed pistol licenses.

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    Residential Parking Management

    Residential parking management addresses neighborhood concerns with non-resident vehicles parked in neighborhoods adjacent to businesses, schools and other public facilities (

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    Traffic Safety Request Forms

    There are numerous ways to contact the city about neighborhood traffic safety needs. Below are forms that will be routed to relevant staff personnel who will then follow-up with you based on your request.

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    Mobility Implementation Plan

    The Mobility Implementation Plan (MIP) is a new long-range planning framework being developed with input from the public and final approval by the city council. The purpose of the MIP is to ensure the various transportation plans are compatible with each other and with the city’s land use plan.

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