SE 40th Street Boat Launch Lake Washington Blvd SE & SE 40th St, Bellevue, WA98006 Boaters can get direct access to Lake Washington at the SE 40th Street Boat Launch. The facility has one ramp for…More launching and another ramp for coming back to shore. It is located in the Newport Shores neighborhood. The boat launch is run by the city of Bellevue. There are 65 spaces designated for vehicles and trailers and boaters may leave their vehicles parked there for up to 24 hours after purchasing a launch permit. Daily permits are available at a pay station at the boat launch. The automatic pay station only accepts debit or credit cards -- cash cannot be used. Annual permits can also be purchased at City Hall or the Bellevue Aquatic Center on a calendar-year basis.