City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

***Note: Many local criminal codes can now be located under Chapter 10.60 SMC while others are now cited under the Revised Code of Washington (RCW), which was incorporated into the municipal code in 2022. (See SMC 10.58.010). Code Enforcement, including Noise Control and Animal Regulations are located in Chapters 10.62 through 10.74.

Title 10
Chapter 10.48
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(Select All) Chapter 10.48 False Alarms

Section 10.48.010 Purpose
Section 10.48.020 Definitions
Section 10.48.030 REPEALED (Penalties)
Section 10.48.040 Administration and Funding
Section 10.48.050 Alarm Sites Must be Registered
Section 10.48.060 Registration Terms and Fees
Section 10.48.070 Responsibilities of Alarm Users
Section 10.48.080 Only Licensed Alarm Businesses may Initiate Alarm Dispatch Requests
Section 10.48.090 Verified Response Required in Certain Circumstances
Section 10.48.100 [Reserved]
Section 10.48.110 Differentiation and Reporting of Alarm Activations
Section 10.48.120 Alarm Dispatch Requests
Section 10.48.130 Duties of Alarm Installation Company and/or Monitoring Company
Section 10.48.140 Compliance with Monitoring Standards Required
Section 10.48.150 Alarm Dispatch Request Cancellations
Section 10.48.160 Prohibited Devices
Section 10.48.170 Violations
Section 10.48.180 Appropriating Public Police Services for Private Purposes Subject to Cost Recovery Fees
Section 10.48.190 Fees for Appropriating Public Police Services for Private Purposes
Section 10.48.200 Authorization to Issue Citations and Assess Service Fees
Section 10.48.210 Fee Processing
Section 10.48.220 Suspension of Registration
Section 10.48.230 False Alarm Awareness Classes
Section 10.48.240 Appeals
Section 10.48.250 Authority of Alarm Appeal Officers
Section 10.48.260 Alarm Appeals Officer Selection – Qualification and Removal
Section 10.48.270 Improper Influence, Conflict of Interest and Appearance of Fairness
Section 10.48.280 Organization – Rules
Section 10.48.290 Exceptions
Section 10.48.300 Special Rules Applicable to Public Schools
Section 10.48.310 Confidentiality of Alarm Information
Section 10.48.320 Scope of Police Duty – Immunities Preserved