City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 08
Chapter 08.01
Section 08.01.090

Title 08 Taxation and Revenue

Chapter 08.01 Business Registrations

Section 08.01.090 Exemptions

Unless otherwise provided, the following exemptions apply to the requirement to obtain a general business registration under this chapter:

  1. Presenters of a show, such as a trade show, that is directly associated with or ancillary to a convention or a major national meeting, when entry is limited to those attending the convention or meeting and the immediate family or associates of the conventioneers.
  2. Consumer Show Exhibitors.
    Consumer show organizers remain responsible to purchase a regular business registration unless otherwise exempted.
  3. Persons or entities otherwise subject to the requirement to obtain a business registration, but only to the extent such requirement arises from operating at locations operated or managed by an airport board pursuant to interlocal agreement arising under the authority of chapter 14.08 RCW, where such locations have been annexed to the city, said annexation taking effect on or after January 1, 2012; and
  4. Where preempted by the federal or state constitution or laws.
  5. Operators of market gardens under chapter 17C.380 SMC.

Date Passed: Monday, March 24, 2014

Effective Date: Friday, May 9, 2014

ORD C35086 Section 2