City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 12
Chapter 12.09
Section 12.09.070

Title 12 Public Ways and Property

Chapter 12.09 Telecommunications, Cable – Municipal Authorization to Use Right-of-way

Section 12.09.070 Use Permit – Advance Notice – Restrictions on Denials

  1. In order to facilitate the scheduling and coordination of work in the right-of-way, the administering officer shall provide as much advance notice to a service provider as reasonable of plans to open the right-of-way to those service providers who are current users of the right-of-way or who have filed notice with the city clerk within the past twelve months of their intent to place facilities in the city. This obligation may be satisfied by listing such projects in the Official Gazette of the City of Spokane or any other reasonable means as ordered by the administering officer, including posting notice on the City’s official website.
  2. Service providers shall subscribe to the Official Gazette at their expense and are further responsible to survey the City of Spokane official website for notices relating to this chapter. Service providers are further responsible to maintain on file with the administering officer, a current working e-mail address.
  3. The City is not liable for damages for failure to provide notice under this section. Where the City has failed to provide notice of plans to open the right-of-way to a service provider consistent with this section, a use permit to such service provider may not be denied on the basis that the service provider failed to coordinate with another project.

Date Passed: Monday, June 25, 2007

Effective Date: Saturday, August 4, 2007

Recodification ORD C34053 Section 1