City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 17C
Chapter 17C.190
Section 17C.190.320

Title 17C Land Use Standards

Chapter 17C.190 Use Category Descriptions

Article IV. Industrial Categories

Section 17C.190.320 Manufacturing and Production
  1. Characteristics.

Manufacturing and Production firms are involved in the manufacturing, processing, fabrication, packaging or assembly of goods. Natural, manmade, raw, secondary or partially completed materials may be used. Products may be finished or semi-finished and are generally made for the wholesale market, for transfer to other plants, or to order for firms or consumers. Goods are generally not displayed or sold on site, but if so, they are a subordinate part of sales. Relatively few customers come to the manufacturing site. Uses that have significant off-site impacts are regulated as High Impact Uses.

  1. Accessory Uses.

Accessory uses may include offices, cafeterias, parking, employee recreational facilities, warehouses, storage yards, rail spur or lead lines, docks, repair facilities or truck fleets. Living quarters are subject to the standards for residential uses in the base zones.

  1. Examples.

Examples include processing of food and related products; breweries, distilleries and wineries; weaving or production of textiles or apparel; woodworking, including cabinet makers; movie production facilities; manufacture or assembly of machinery, equipment, instruments, including musical instruments, vehicles, appliances, precision items and other electrical items; production of artwork and toys; sign making.

  1. Exceptions.
    1. Manufacturing of goods to be sold primarily on-site and to the general public are classified as Retail Sales and Service.
    1. Manufacture and production of goods from composting organic material is classified as Waste-Related uses.

Date Passed: Tuesday, May 31, 2005

Effective Date: Wednesday, July 6, 2005

ORD C33636 Section 3