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.130
Section 17C.130.260

Title 17C Land Use Standards

Chapter 17C.130 Industrial Zones

Section 17C.130.260 Pedestrian Standards
  1. Purpose.

The pedestrian standards encourage a safe, attractive and usable pedestrian circulation system. They ensure a direct pedestrian connection between the street and buildings on a site.

  1. Pedestrian Connection Implementation.
    1. Connections.

Within parking lots containing more than thirty stalls, clearly defined pedestrian connections shall be provided:

      1. between a public right-of-way and building entrances;
      1. between parking lots and building entrances.
    1. Width.

Pedestrian connections shall not be less than five feet wide.

    1. Materials.

Pedestrian connections shall be clearly defined by at least two of the following:

      1. Six-inch vertical curb.
      1. Textured paving, including across vehicular lanes.
      1. A continuous landscape area at a minimum of three feet wide on at least one side of the walkway.
      1. Trellis.
      1. Special railing.
      1. Bollards.
      1. Special paving.
      1. Low seat wall and/or other architectural features.
  1. Landscaping.

Pedestrian connections can be counted toward the amount of required landscaping. Requirements for landscaping are stated in chapter 17C.200 SMC, Landscaping and Screening.

Date Passed: Monday, November 7, 2005

Effective Date: Thursday, December 15, 2005

ORD C33757 Section 1