City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 10
Chapter 10.03
Section 10.03.100

Title 10 Regulation of Activities

Division I. Penal Code

Chapter 10.03 Offenses Involving Animals

Section 10.03.100 Offenses Relating to Safety and Sanitation

  1. It is unlawful for an owner to fail to:

    1. remove the fecal matter deposited by his animal on developed public property or developed private property of another before the owner leaves the immediate area where the fecal matter was deposited;

    2. have in his possession the equipment necessary to remove his animal’s fecal matter when accompanied by said animal on developed public property or developed public easement.
  2. Owner of duly licensed guide dogs shall be exempted from this section.
  3. For the purposes of this section, the term “developed property” shall mean property areas that have been landscaped, paved, made into sidewalks, made into lawns, swales, play or sports areas and property similarly developed.
  4. For purposes of this section, the term “owner” shall be the actual owner of the animal or any other person by whom the animal was brought to the property.
  5. A violation of this section is a class 4 civil infraction.

Date Passed: Monday, June 4, 2007

Effective Date: Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Recodification ORD C34041 Section 1