City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

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Title 17C
Chapter 17C.122
Section 17C.122.010

Title 17C Land Use Standards

Chapter 17C.122 Center and Corridor Zones

Section 17C.122.010 Intent

The intent of center and corridor regulations is to implement the goals and policies of the comprehensive plan for centers and corridors. These areas are intended to bring employment, shopping, and residential activities into shared locations and encourage, through new development and rehabilitation, new areas for economic activity.

New development and redevelopment is encouraged in these areas that promotes a relatively cohesive development pattern with a mix of uses, higher density housing, buildings oriented to the street, screened parking areas behind buildings, alternative modes of transportation with a safe pedestrian environment, quality design, smaller blocks and relatively narrow streets with on-street parking.

Type 1, 2 and 3 center and corridor zones are designated within the center and corridor core land use category and the core commercial areas of the centers and corridors shown on the land use plan map of the comprehensive plan.

The Type 4 mixed use transition zone is designated within the center and corridor transition land use category on the land use plan map of the comprehensive plan.

Center and corridor zones are not intended to be applied to property outside of the centers and corridors Land Use Plan Map designations. Type 1 (CC1), Type 2 (CC2), Type 3 (CC3) and Type 4 (CC4) center and corridor zones are identified on the official zoning map. The comprehensive plan center type is also designated on the official zoning map as follows: neighborhood center (NC), district center or corridor (DC) and employment center (EC).

Date Passed: Monday, January 29, 2024

Effective Date: Monday, January 29, 2024

ORD C36487 Section 1