City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 16A
Chapter 16A.06
Section 16A.06.070

Title 16A Transportation

Chapter 16A.06 Parking Permits

Section 16A.06.070 Downtown Residential Parking District (DRPD) Permits
  1. Designation of Downtown Residential Parking District.

Residents of multifamily residential properties located within the Paid Parking Zone may purchase parking permits to park at designated locations within the Paid Parking Zone without additional payment at the Paid Parking Devices.

  1. Administration of Downtown Residential Parking Districts
    1. In any DRPD, the Parking Manager may issue parking permits or other means of identification, maintain lists of vehicles owned or used by parking permit holders, or adopt any other reasonable means of distinguishing vehicles that are validly parked in an DRPD.
      1. A parking permit shall not guarantee or reserve to the holder an on-street parking space within the designated DRPD.
      1. DRPD permits must be used within the assigned, designated area, as instructed by the City.
    1. Residency. In addition to the parking permit application and requirements set forth in SMC 16A.06.010, all applicants for an DRPD permit shall also demonstrate proof of the applicant's residency within the applicable DRPD zone, which may include documented proof that the applicant's vehicle is registered to a residence within the DRPD.
    1. Authority To Regulate. In order to maintain the integrity of the downtown core, ensure a balanced system with multiple competing needs for on-street parking, and properly manage DRPD zones, parking services may:
      1. Limit the number of DRPD parking permits issued per household;
      1. Limit the total number of parking permits issued within an entire DRPD zone;
      1. Charge a fee for DRPD permits before their issuance; and
    1. Term. All DRPD parking permits shall be issued with a term not to exceed one year to residents who comply with the requirements as set forth in this Chapter.

Date Passed: Monday, May 17, 2021

Effective Date: Monday, June 28, 2021

ORD C36047 Section 11