FAQ's

How do I get a copy of a police accident report? 

If the accident occurred in the City of Bellaire come to the Bellaire Police Dept. 5110 Jessamine Mon.-Fri 8am-5pm, by mail, sending a check or money order along with a self-addressed & stamped envelope, or download a copy by going to
http://bellairetx.policereports.us/.



What is the fee for a copy of an accident report? 

The fee to pickup the report at the police department is $6.00 payable by cash, check, or money order only.  The fee to download a copy  is $8.50 and can be paid by credit card if you go to http://bellairetx.policereports.us/.



How do I get a copy of an accident report from the Houston Police Dept.?

Call 713-308-8500



How do I obtain an alarm permit from the City of Bellaire?

Alarm permits can be obtained at the Bellaire Police Dept.5110 Jessamine, Bellaire, Tx 77401 Mon-Fri  8am to 5pm. Call 713-662-8107 for more information. The fee is $65 for each type of alarm.



Where is the City animal pound located? 

4337 Edith St. at the rear of the Public Works complex.



Where is the City of Bellaire municipal court? 

5110 Jessamine St. Bellaire, Texas 77401 Telephone number 713-662-8105



I have an unpaid traffic citation from the City of Bellaire court, whom do I contact? 

City of Bellaire Municipal court 713-662-8105



Where is the closest office to renew my license registration, transfer a vehicle title etc? 

Harris County Tax Office 6000 Chimney Rock



My vehicle was towed from within the City of Bellaire, how do I get more information? 

Call the Bellaire Police Dept.  713-668-0487. If your vehicle was towed from private property there should be signs posted on the property providing a telephone number for you to call.



How do I found out if someone is in the Bellaire City jail? 

Call the Police Dept. at 713-668-0487



How do I found out if someone is in the Harris County jail? 

Visit http://www.jims.hctx.net/so_public/



How do I found out if someone is in the City of Houston jail? 

Call 713-731-5300



My dog is missing or in the animal pound, whom do I call? 

Call the Bellaire Police Dept.  713-668-0487



I need a permit to have a parade, race, or other event, who do I contact?

Community Development, 7008 South Rice Ave.  713-662-8243



My group would like a tour of the Police Department, who do I contact?

Officer Tim Quimby  713-662-8103



How do I place my home on vacation house watch?

House watches are accepted for residents that will be gone a minimum of 3 days, a maximum of 30 days, and only when no one at all will be staying at the residence. Download the vacation house watch request form at House Watch Program.



Can I renew my drivers license on line? 

Go to http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/



How to I obtain a concealed handgun permit? 

Go to http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/



I need my fingerprints taken, where do I go? 

Fingerprint Service



How do I obtain a clearance letter to travel to another country, for immigration, or other purposes?

Come by the Bellaire Police Dept. and complete a form to request a clearance letter. You must be a current or former Bellaire resident.  Houston residents should obtain clearance letters from the Houston Police Department.



How do I find out if a registered sex offender lives in my neighborhood? 

Go to  http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/.



What is the process for evicting a tenant? 

Go to the Harris County Justice of the Peace precinct where the property is located?  Visit http://www.jp.hctx.net/.



How do I contact the Houston Police regarding an accident or incident that occurred in the City of Houston? 

Call 713-884-3131. Call 911 if it is an emergency.



How do I report an abandoned vehicle located on a public street? 

Call the Police Dept. at 713-668-0487



How do I report an abandoned or junked vehicle located on private property?

Call Community Development-Code Enforcement at 713-662-8237



My car was repossessed, who do I call? 

Call your lender or lien holder.



What is the speed limit in Bellaire?

Speed limits vary by street and are marked with speed limit signs. In residential areas the speed limit is 30 mph unless otherwise posted.



How do I get information about crime on my street or crime in Bellaire?

Contact Ofc. Tim Quimby at 713-662-8103 or check the Crime search section of the Bellaire Police Webpage at http://www.bellairepolice.com/crimesrch.htm.



Who do I contact to hire an off duty officer for an event? 

Lt. Bledsoe 713-662-8122


Who do I contact regarding child safety seat installation? 

Officer Tim Quimby  713-662-8103



What is the telephone number to the Houston Police Department? 

713-884-3131



Does the City loan out animal traps? 

Yes, contact the Bellaire Police Dept. at 713-668-0487. Note, the City does NOT dispose of any animals trapped.



Does the City require I register my dog?

Yes. Come to the Bellaire Police Dept. 5110 Jessamine. Bring proof of vaccination. No Cost.  The City does NOT register cats.