City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 17C
Chapter 17C.190
Section 17C.190.410

Title 17C Land Use Standards

Chapter 17C.190 Use Category Descriptions

Article V. Institutional Categories

Section 17C.190.410 Colleges

  1. Characteristics.
    This category includes colleges and other institutions of higher learning, which offer courses of general or specialized study leading to a degree. They are certified by the State Board of Higher Education or by a recognized accrediting agency. Colleges tend to be in campus-like settings or on multiple blocks.
  2. Accessory Uses.
    Accessory uses include offices, housing for students, food service, laboratories, health and sports facilities, theaters, meeting areas, parking, maintenance facilities and bookstores.
  3. Examples.
    Examples include universities, liberal arts colleges, community colleges, nursing and medical schools not accessory to a hospital and seminaries.
  4. Exceptions.
    Trade schools are classified as Retail Sales and Service.

Date Passed: Tuesday, May 31, 2005

Effective Date: Wednesday, July 6, 2005

ORD C33636 Section 3