City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 17C
Chapter 17C.190
Section 17C.190.360

Title 17C Land Use Standards

Chapter 17C.190 Use Category Descriptions

Article IV. Industrial Categories

Section 17C.190.360 Wholesale Sales
  1. Characteristics.

Wholesale Sales firms are involved in the sale, lease or rent of products primarily intended for industrial, institutional or commercial businesses. The uses emphasize on-site sales or order-taking and often include display areas. Businesses may or may not be open to the general public, but sales to the general public are limited. Products may be picked up on site or delivered to the customer.

  1. Accessory Uses.

Accessory uses may include offices, product repair, warehouses, parking, minor fabrication services and repackaging of goods.

  1. Examples.

Examples include sale or rental of machinery, equipment, heavy trucks, building materials, special trade tools, welding supplies, machine parts, electrical supplies, janitorial supplies, restaurant equipment and store fixtures; mail order houses; and wholesalers of food, clothing, auto parts, building hardware.

  1. Exceptions.
    1. Firms that engage primarily in sales to the general public or on a membership basis are classified as Retail Sales and Service.
    1. Firms that are primarily storing goods with little on-site business activity are classified as Warehouse and Freight Movement.

Date Passed: Tuesday, May 31, 2005

Effective Date: Wednesday, July 6, 2005

ORD C33636 Section 3