City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 15
Chapter 15.05
Section 15.05.005

Title 15 Environmental Stewardship

Chapter 15.05 Climate Change

Section 15.05.005 Definitions
  1. “Electric Vehicle Charging Station” means a public or private parking space that is served by charging equipment that has as its primary purpose the transfer of electric energy to a battery or other energy storage device in an electric vehicle.

  2. “Renewable Resources” means

    1. hydroelectric energy;

    2. wind;

    3. solar  energy;

    4. geothermal energy;

    5. landfill gas;

    6. wave, ocean, or tidal power;

    7. gas from sewage treatment facilities;

    8. biodiesel fuel as defined in RCW 82.29A.135 that is not derived from crops raised on land cleared from old growth or first-growth forests where the clearing occurred after the effective date of this section; and

    9. biomass energy based on animal waste or solid organic fuels from wood, forest, or field residues, or dedicated energy crops that do not  include

      1. wood pieces that have been treated with chemical preservatives such as creosote, pentachlorophenol, or copper-chrome arsenic;

      2. black liquor byproduct from paper production;

      3. wood from old growth forests; or

      4. municipal solid waste.

Date Passed: Monday, March 5, 2018

Effective Date: Saturday, April 21, 2018

ORD C35591 Section 1