City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 10
Chapter 10.05
Section 10.05.080

Title 10 Regulation of Activities

Division I. Penal Code

Chapter 10.05 Offenses Against Commerce or Economy

Section 10.05.080 Damaging Utility Equipment
  1. No person may damage, break, tamper with, remove, disconnect, deface or in any manner interfere with the safe and efficient operation of any public or private utility equipment.
  1. The prohibition of subsection (A) of this section includes, without limitation, damage to any electric light, bulb, tube or fixture; tampering with any water or sewer pipe, connector, valve or meter; tampering with any electrical wire, cable, conduit, switch or meter; and damage to any public transportation system equipment.
  1. The penalty for violation of this section is for damage of:
    1. fifty dollars or less, a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars, or imprisonment for not more than ninety days, or both such fine and imprisonment;
    1. more than fifty but not more than two hundred fifty dollars, a fine not to exceed five thousand dollars, or imprisonment for not more than one year, or both such fine and imprisonment.

Date Passed: Monday, June 4, 2007

Effective Date: Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Recodification ORD C34041 Section 1