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.124
Section 17C.124.020

Title 17C Land Use Standards

Chapter 17C.124 Downtown Zones

Section 17C.124.020 List of the Downtown Zones

The full and short names of the downtown zones and their zoning map symbols are listed below. When this chapter and other chapters within the Unified Development Code (Title 17 SMC) refer to the downtown zones, they are referring to the zoning categories listed here.

Full Name

Short Name / Zoning Map Symbol

Downtown Core


Downtown General


Downtown University


Downtown South


Date Passed: Monday, December 14, 2009

Effective Date: Saturday, January 16, 2010

Ordinance C34522 Section 1