City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 17C
Chapter 17C.210
Section 17C.210.050

Title 17C Land Use Standards

Chapter 17C.210 Nonconforming Situations

Section 17C.210.050 Nonconforming Uses – Enlargement

  1. A person may not enlarge or expand a nonconforming use onto another lot, except as provided in this section.
  2. A nonconforming use in a CC-2, Downtown, CB, GC, or less restrictive zone may be enlarged onto land in the same ownership which is partly occupied by the nonconforming use and which is in a CC-2, Downtown, CB, GC, or less restrictive zone. A nonconforming use in a GC, C or industrial zone, except a use restricted to the HI zone, may be enlarged onto any adjoining lot in a GC, CB or LI zone.
  3. Enlargement of a nonconforming office in an RMF or RHD zone may be made upon any site which is located in the RMF or RHD zone and held under one ownership and partially occupied by the office use at the time of passage of the ordinance which classified the office use as nonconforming.
  4. Every enlargement and expansion of a nonconforming use must comply with the requirements for the zone in which located.

Date Passed: Monday, December 14, 2009

Effective Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Ordinance C34530 Section 16