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 10
Chapter 10.43
Section 10.43.020

Title 10 Regulation of Activities

Division II. License Code

Chapter 10.43 Telephone and Telegraph Construction

Section 10.43.020 Application
  1. A communication utility must file with the director of engineering services a written application for a construction permit, accompanied by detailed maps, plans and specifications showing:
    1. all excavations;
    1. the apparatus and appliances proposed;
    1. the location of poles, wires, cables, conduits, pipes, manholes and other apparatus;
    1. the duct, conduit or portion of the system of poles or masts reserved for the exclusive use of the City;
    1. the structure of all apparatus and appliances; and
    1. the height above or depth below the finished grade of the public way.
  1. The utility must also:
    1. file the application,
    1. pay the fee, and
    1. post the bond

for a street obstruction permit.

Date Passed: Monday, June 4, 2007

Effective Date: Wednesday, July 11, 2007

ORD C34041 Section 1 (Recodification)