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.124.240

Title 17C Land Use Standards

Chapter 17C.124 Downtown Zones

Section 17C.124.240 Landscaped Areas

  1. Purpose.
    Landscaping is required because it is attractive and it helps to soften the effects of built and paved areas. It also helps reduce stormwater runoff by providing a surface into which storm-water can percolate into the soil.
  2. Landscaping Standards.
    Requirements for landscaping are stated in chapter 17C.200 SMC, Landscaping and Screening.

Date Passed: Monday, December 14, 2009

Effective Date: Saturday, January 16, 2010

Ordinance C34522 Section 1