Title 17A Administration
Chapter 17A.020 Definitions
A thing of functional, aesthetic, cultural, historical or scientific value that may be, by nature or design, movable yet related to a specific setting or environment.
Restoration or replacement of a wetland within its primary drainage basin, but not adjacent to the site on which a wetland has been or will be degraded. Locations within the City and in the same drainage are preferred and required when feasible. Spokane County locations in reasonable proximity and preferably in the same drainage will be considered when no practicable City location exists.
Restoration or replacement of wetland at or very near the site where a wetland has been or will be degraded by a regulated activity.
A hearing, conducted by a single hearing body or officer authorized to conduct such hearings, that creates a record through testimony and submission of evidence and information (RCW 36.70B.050(2)).
A non-conditioned, open structure typically providing shade and casual gathering space and incorporating a pergola, arbor or trellis. For purposes of the HFBC, Open Roof Structures may include partial-height screen walls on no more than one side.
Wetlands having any areas of standing water present for more than one month at any time of the year without emergent, scrub-shrub or forested vegetation. Open water includes any aquatic beds.
The ordinance, resolution, rules or other procedure used by the City of Spokane, Spokane County, Spokane regional health district, and Spokane County air pollution control authority to adopt regulatory requirements.
The mark that is found by examining the bed and banks of a water body and ascertaining where the presence and action of waters are so common and usual and so long continued in all ordinary years as to mark upon the soil and vegetation a character distinct from that of the abutting upland.
Work the purpose and effect of which is to correct any deterioration or decay of, or damage to, the real property or structural appurtenance thereon and to restore the same, as nearly as may be practicable, to the condition prior to the occurrence of such deterioration, decay or damage.
The restoration or creation of a wetland with vegetation and other characteristics not resembling those of a specified wetland.
Owners are all persons having a real property interest. Owners include with respect to real property:
Date Passed: Monday, January 12, 2015
Effective Date: Wednesday, February 25, 2015
ORD C35212 Section 17