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 10.43.040

Title 10 Regulation of Activities

Division II. License Code

Chapter 10.43 Telephone and Telegraph Construction

Section 10.43.040 Performance of Work

  1. At all times, subject to the direction of the director of engineering services, the utility must perform the work of construction, installation and maintenance within public ways with diligence but with minimum interference with public travel, access to abutting properties and existing utility services.
  2. Unless approved by the director, no utility may excavate more than one block at a time.

Date Passed: Monday, June 4, 2007

Effective Date: Wednesday, July 11, 2007

ORD C34041 Section 1 (Recodification)