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 07
Chapter 07.13
Section 07.13.030

Title 07 Finance

Chapter 07.13 Credit Card, Alternative Payment Methods

Section 07.13.030 Options
  1. A municipal department may elect to absorb all or portions of transaction costs and/or convenience fees, consistent with this chapter, pursuant to a written policy approved by the department head of the affected department. The policy may limit or condition this practice. For example, a department may decline to accept such costs or fees for some classes of obligations or for larger transactions because of the amount or for other reasons, in the exercise of sound discretion.
    1. Departmental policies must also be approved by the chief financial officer.
  1. Municipal handling or processing administrative costs may also be charged and may be included as all or part of a convenience fee as condition of accepting an alternative payment method. Such a decision shall be stated in the written policy referenced in subsection (A) of this section.

Date Passed: Monday, May 7, 2007

Effective Date: Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Recodification ORD C34024 Section 1