City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 17C
Chapter 17C.190
Section 17C.190.240

Title 17C Land Use Standards

Chapter 17C.190 Use Category Descriptions

Article III. Commercial Categories

Section 17C.190.240 Major Event Entertainment
  1. Characteristics.

Major Event Entertainment uses are characterized by activities and structures that draw large numbers of people to specific events or shows. Activities are generally of a spectator nature.

  1. Accessory Uses.

Accessory uses may include restaurants, bars, concessions, parking and maintenance facilities.

  1. Examples.

Examples include stadiums, sports arenas, coliseums, race tracks (auto, horse, dog, etc.), auditoriums, exhibition and meeting areas and fairgrounds.

  1. Exceptions.
    1. Exhibition and meeting areas with less than twenty thousand square feet of total event area are classified as Retail Sales and Service.
    1. Banquet halls that are part of hotels or restaurants are accessory to those uses, which are included in the Retail Sales and Service category.
    1. Theaters, including drive-in theaters, are classified as Retail Sales and Service.

Date Passed: Tuesday, May 31, 2005

Effective Date: Wednesday, July 6, 2005

ORD C33636 Section 3