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 17F
Chapter 17F.070
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Section 17F.070.010 In General
Section 17F.070.020 Terminology
Section 17F.070.030 Abandoned Defined
Section 17F.070.040 Boarded-up Building Defined
Section 17F.070.050 Ceiling Height Defined
Section 17F.070.060 Common Hallway Defined
Section 17F.070.070 REPEALED (Efficiency Dwelling Unit Defined)
Section 17F.070.080 Hot Water Defined
Section 17F.070.090 Housekeeping Room Defined
Section 17F.070.100 Kitchen Defined
Section 17F.070.110 Residential Building Defined
Section 17F.070.120 Room Defined
Section 17F.070.130 Substandard Building Defined
Section 17F.070.140 Superficial Floor Area Defined
Section 17F.070.150 Vent Shaft Defined
Section 17F.070.160 Window Defined
Section 17F.070.170 Construction – Structural Requirements
Section 17F.070.180 Exit Requirements
Section 17F.070.190 REPEALED (Number of Exits)
Section 17F.070.200 Interior Stairways
Section 17F.070.210 Dead-end Corridors
Section 17F.070.220 Doors and Openings
Section 17F.070.230 Exterior Stairways
Section 17F.070.240 Fire Escapes
Section 17F.070.250 Light and Ventilation Requirements
Section 17F.070.260 Sanitation Requirements
Section 17F.070.270 REPEALED (Yards and Courts)
Section 17F.070.280 Room Dimensions
Section 17F.070.290 Housekeeping Rooms
Section 17F.070.300 Fire Alarm Systems
Section 17F.070.310 Heating Requirements
Section 17F.070.320 Ventilation
Section 17F.070.330 Separation of Occupancies
Section 17F.070.340 Electrical Requirements
Section 17F.070.350 Modular Homes
Section 17F.070.360 REPEALED (Stair Construction)
Section 17F.070.370 Allocation of Responsibility
Section 17F.070.380 Responsibilities of Owners
Section 17F.070.390 Responsibilities of Occupants
Section 17F.070.400 Substandard Buildings
Section 17F.070.410 Unfit Buildings
Section 17F.070.420 Complaint – Content
Section 17F.070.430 Complaint – Service
Section 17F.070.440 Departmental Hearing
Section 17F.070.450 Effect of Hearing Order
Section 17F.070.460 Appeal
Section 17F.070.470 Compliance with Order
Section 17F.070.480 Administrative Responsibilities
Section 17F.070.490 Enforcement
Section 17F.070.500 Lien for Costs
Section 17F.070.510 Emergency Action
Section 17F.070.520 Foreclosure Registration Program