City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 04
Chapter 04.04
Section 04.04.010

Title 04 Administrative Agencies and Procedures

Chapter 04.04 Special Administrative Procedures – Licensing

Section 04.04.010 Definitions

Words are to be given their usual meaning. The following terms and their derivations have the meaning given when used in this chapter. When not inconsistent with the context, words used in the present tense include the future, words in the plural include the singular, and words in the singular include the plural. The word “shall” is always mandatory and not merely directory.

  1. “Business” includes all kinds of activities and matters, together with the devices, machines, vehicles and appurtenances used therein, which are conducted in this city or anywhere else within the City’s jurisdiction.
  1. “City” is the City of Spokane.
  1. “City council” is the city council of the City.
  1. “Insignia”, or its singular number, “insigne”, is any tag, plate, badge, emblem, sticker or any other kind of device required for use in connection with any license.
  1. “License” or “licensee” includes the words “permit” or “permittee” and means the privilege or the holder of any privilege, respectively, under this code or other law or ordinance.
  1. “License officer” is, unless otherwise designated in the case of a:
    1. class I license, the chief financial officer or his designee;
    1. class II or III license, the chief of police or his designee;
    1. license suffixed A, the chief financial officer or his designee;
    1. license suffixed B, the building official or his designee;
    1. license suffixed D, the mayor or his designee;
    1. license suffixed E, the director of engineering services or his designee;
    1. license suffixed F, the fire official or his designee.
  1. “Persons” is meant to include individual natural persons, partnerships, joint ventures, societies, associations, clubs, trustees, trusts or corporations.
  1. “Premises” is meant to include all lands, structures, places, the equipment and appurtenances connected or used in any business, and any personal property or fixture used in connection with any business.

Date Passed: Monday, March 25, 2013

Effective Date: Friday, May 3, 2013

ORD C34969 Section 2