City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 03
Chapter 03.01A
Section 03.01A.320

Title 03 Administration and Personnel

Chapter 03.01A Executive and Administrative Organization

Article II. Departments

Section 03.01A.320 Historic Preservation

The office of historic preservation shall be directed by the historic preservation officer (HPO), who shall ­shall serve as staff to the historic landmarks commission established in chapter 04.35, SMC, providing:

  1. current inventories of historic places;
  1. technical information on the proper preparation and processing of nominations to historic registers;
  1. design review for Spokane Register properties;
  1. assistance to applicants in the preparation of documentation for special valuation;
  2. technical assistance to City departments on projects impacting historic resources;
  3. review of projects for impacts on historic properties, including Section 106 review;
  4. technical information and referral regarding rehabilitation/restoration of local historic properties, as well as information pertaining to tax incentives for historic preservation.


Date Passed: Monday, February 12, 2018

Effective Date: Saturday, March 31, 2018

ORD C35580 Section 6