City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 16A
Chapter 16A.06
Section 16A.06.010

Title 16A Transportation

Chapter 16A.06 Parking Permits

Section 16A.06.010 Permits – Generally
  1. Purpose.

A parking permit may be issued to allow a vehicle to legally park in violation of specific parking regulations. A parking permit may apply in a designated parking district or zone, paid parking space, or elsewhere depending on the specifications of the permit.

  1. Authority.

The Parking Manager is hereby authorized to administer a system for the issuance of parking permits and to collect fees therefor.

  1. Application.
    1. Application for any parking permit required by this Chapter shall be made to Parking Services on forms provided for such purpose.
    1. All parking permit applications shall include, at minimum the following information:
  1. The name, address, and other current contact information for the applicant;
  1. The license plate number and make, model and year of the vehicle for which the parking permit is sought;
  1. A statement signed and sworn by the applicant, under penalty of perjury, that all information submitted is complete, true and accurate to the best of their knowledge; and
  1. A copy of the current vehicle registration.
    1. The Parking Manager may deny a parking permit application based on a demonstrated history of improper use by the applicant during the previous 12 months.
  1. Outstanding Parking Fees and Fines.
  1. Outstanding parking fees and fines must be resolved prior to the issuance of any parking permit type.
  1. Fees.

Parking permits for authorized vehicles shall be issued, pending approval by the Parking Manager, by the City upon application therefore and the paying of the fee as established in the City of Spokane Parking Fee Schedule (SMC 08.02.083(A)).

  1. Proper Display of Parking Permit.

Parking permits shall be properly displayed as directed by the City.

  1. Maximum Number of Parking Permits Issued.

The parking manger may limit the number of any type or zone parking permit.

  1. Prohibition.
  1. The provisions of this Chapter do not supersede any other provisions of the Spokane Municipal Code with respect to general parking regulations.
  1. It is unlawful to falsely represent oneself as eligible for a parking permit under this Chapter or to furnish any false information in, or in conjunction with, an application for a parking permit. It shall be unlawful to attempt or to reproduce or alter any parking permit issued by the City.
  1. Parking permits may be transferred upon review and approval by the Parking Manager.
  1. Parking permits may be revoked in the event Parking Services determines that the owner of the vehicle, or the vehicle itself, for which a parking permit has been issued no longer meets the eligibility requirements established by Parking Services. Upon no longer meeting the eligibility requirements, the holder of the parking permit shall surrender such parking permit to Parking Services.
  1. Violation of parking permit use shall result in the permit being revoked, cancellation of the permit, forfeiture of any fees paid or deposit and may result in the forfeiture of future reservations if applicable.

Date Passed: Monday, July 18, 2022

Effective Date: Monday, August 1, 2022

ORD C36223 Section 4