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Title 04 Administrative Agencies and Procedures

Chapter 04.13 Design Review Board

Section 04.13.015 Design Review Board

The design review board is hereby established to:

  1. improve communication and participation among developers, neighbors, and the City early in the design and siting of new development subject to design review under the Spokane Municipal Code;
  1. ensure that projects subject to design review under the Spokane Municipal Code are consistent with adopted design guidelines and help implement the City’s comprehensive plan;
  1. advocate for the aesthetic quality of Spokane’s public realm;
  1. encourage design and site planning that responds to context, enhances pedestrian characteristics, considers sustainable design practices, and helps make Spokane a desirable place to live, work, and visit;
  1. provide flexibility in the application of design standards as allowed through design standard departures; and
  1. ensure that public facilities and projects within the City’s right-of-way:
    1. wisely allocate the City’s resources,
    1. serve as models of design quality.

Date Passed: Monday, March 29, 2021

Effective Date: Thursday, May 6, 2021

ORD C36023 Section 1