City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

***Note: Many local criminal codes can now be located under Chapter 10.60 SMC while others are now cited under the Revised Code of Washington (RCW), which was incorporated into the municipal code in 2022. (See SMC 10.58.010). Code Enforcement, including Noise Control and Animal Regulations are located in Chapters 10.62 through 10.74.

Title 17C
Chapter 17C.122
Section 17C.122.070

Title 17C Land Use Standards

Chapter 17C.122 Center and Corridor Zones

Section 17C.122.070 Center and Corridor Zone Allowed Uses

The uses allowed in the center and corridor zones are shown in Table 17C.122.070-1.

TABLE 17C.122.070-1
Use is:
P – Permitted
N – Not Permitted
L – Allowed, but special limitations
CU – Conditional use review required
CC Zone Type
Residential* P P P
Hotels, including Bed and Breakfast Inns P P N
Commercial, Financial, Retail, Personal Services (for neighborhood centers (NC) – See Note 1 below) P[1] P[1] L[4]
Eating and Drinking Establishments (for neighborhood centers (NC) – See Note 2 below) P[2] P[2] N
Restaurants without Cocktail Lounges P P L[4]
Professional and Medical Offices P P L[4]
Entertainment, Museum and Cultural P P N
Government, Public Service or Utility Structures, Social Services and Education P P P
Religious Institutions P P P
Parks and Open Space P P P
Structured Parking* P P P
Public Parking Lot P P N
Limited Industrial (if entirely within a building) (for neighborhood centers (NC) – See Note 3 below) P[3] P[3] N
Heavy Industrial N N N
Drive-through Businesses on Pedestrian Streets N N N
Motor Vehicles Sales, Rental, Repair or Washing N P N
Automotive Parts and Tires (with exterior storage or display) N P N
Gasoline Sales (serving more than six vehicles) N P N
Gasoline Sale (serving six vehicles or less) P P P
Self-storage or Warehouse N P N
Adult Business (subject to chapter 17C.305 SMC special provisions) N N N
Winery and Microbreweries P P N
Mobile Food Vending P[5] P[5] P[5]
* Uses especially encouraged through greater FAR and bonuses.
[1] Retail uses having more than forty thousand gsf are not permitted in neighborhood centers designated by the comprehensive plan.
[2] Eating and drinking establishments larger than five thousand gsf are not permitted in neighborhood centers designated by the comprehensive plan.
[3] Limited industrial uses having more than twenty thousand gsf are not permitted in neighborhood centers designated by the comprehensive plan.
[4] Residential uses are required to be mixed on the same parcel as proposed office and retail uses. Nonresidential uses are limited to three thousand square feet per parcel. In neighborhood centers, nonresidential uses are only allowed on parcels with frontage on an arterial street. Nonresidential uses in the CC4 zone are not allowed within sixty feet of a single-family and two-family residential zone or further than three hundred feet (neighborhood center only) from a CC core comprehensive plan designation.
[5] All mobile food vendors shall have a valid mobile food vending license issued pursuant to SMC 10.51.010.

Date Passed: Monday, June 23, 2014

Effective Date: Friday, August 8, 2014

ORD C35098 Section 4