City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 17C
Chapter 17C.190
Section 17C.190.340

Title 17C Land Use Standards

Chapter 17C.190 Use Category Descriptions

Article IV. Industrial Categories

Section 17C.190.340 Warehouse and Freight Movement
  1. Characteristics.

Warehouse and Freight Movement firms are involved in the storage, or movement of goods for themselves or other firms. Goods are generally delivered to other firms or the final consumer, except for some will-call pickups. There is little on-site sales activity with the customer present.

  1. Accessory Uses.

Accessory uses may include offices, truck fleet parking and maintenance areas, rail spur or lead lines, docks and repackaging of goods.

  1. Examples.

Examples include separate warehouses used by retail stores such as furniture and appliance stores; household moving and general freight storage; cold storage plants, including frozen food lockers; storage of weapons and ammunition; major wholesale distribution centers; truck or air freight terminals; bus barns; parcel services; major post offices; grain terminals; and the stockpiling of sand, gravel or other aggregate materials.

  1. Exceptions.
    1. Uses that involve the transfer or storage of solid or liquid wastes are classified as Waste-Related uses.
    1. Mini-warehouses are classified as Mini-storage Facilities uses.

Date Passed: Tuesday, May 31, 2005

Effective Date: Wednesday, July 6, 2005

ORD C33636 Section 3