City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 16A
Chapter 16A.60
Section 16A.60.020

Title 16A Transportation

Chapter 16A.60 Rules of the River

Section 16A.60.020 Motorized Vessels Prohibited
  1. No person shall operate a motorboat or personal watercraft on any body of water, including the Spokane River, within the City of Spokane except for the area of the Spokane River to the east of Upriver Dam. Operators of motorboats of personal watercraft must follow all Federal, State and Local laws governing their use.

  2. This section does not apply to the City of Spokane, Spokane Police Department, Spokane Fire Department, Spokane County Sheriff’s Department, Avista Utilites, Spokane Parks Department, contractors hired by any of the above, or emergency vessels in enforcement, training or rescue.

Date Passed: Monday, April 23, 2018

Effective Date: Sunday, June 3, 2018

ORD C35612 Section 4