City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 17C
Chapter 17C.200
Section 17C.200.130

Title 17C Land Use Standards

Chapter 17C.200 Landscaping and Screening

Section 17C.200.130 Guarding against Damage from Construction Work

Any person, firm or corporation engaged in or responsible for the excavation, demolition, or construction of any building, structure, street, or engaging in any utility work, and prior to the commencement of such work, shall sufficiently guard and protect street trees, public trees, and shrubs located within the limits of streets or alleys and near the location where such work is conducted so as to minimize potential injury to said trees and to maximize their chance for survival. When street and public trees are near the project, any construction permits issued by the City must be approved by the director, who may require protective measures as specified in the Arboricultural Manual.

Date Passed: Monday, December 2, 2019

Effective Date: Monday, January 20, 2020

ORD C35844 Section 8