City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 17C
Chapter 17C.190
Section 17C.190.450

Title 17C Land Use Standards

Chapter 17C.190 Use Category Descriptions

Article V. Institutional Categories

Section 17C.190.450 Medical Centers
  1. Characteristics.

Medical Centers includes uses providing medical or surgical care to patients and offering overnight care. Medical Centers tend to be on multiple blocks or in campus settings.

  1. Accessory Uses.

Accessory uses include outpatient clinics, offices, laboratories, teaching facilities, meeting areas, cafeterias, parking, maintenance facilities and housing facilities for staff or trainees.

  1. Examples.

Examples include hospitals and medical complexes that include hospitals.

  1. Exceptions.
    1. Uses that provide exclusive care and planned treatment or training for psychiatric, alcohol or drug problems, where patients are residents of the program, are classified in the Group Living category.
    1. Medical clinics that provide care where patients are generally not kept overnight are classified as Office.
    1. Emergency medical care clinics are classified as Retail Sales and Service.

Date Passed: Tuesday, May 31, 2005

Effective Date: Wednesday, July 6, 2005

ORD C33636 Section 3