City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 17C
Chapter 17C.240
Section 17C.240.080

Title 17C Land Use Standards

Chapter 17C.240 Signs

Section 17C.240.080 General Rules for Reading and Applying the Code Language

  1. Reading and Applying the Code.
    Literal readings of the code language will be used. Regulations are no more or less strict than as stated. Application of the regulations that are consistent with the rules of SMC 17C.240.080 through SMC 17C.240.180 are non-discretionary actions of the planning director to implement the code. The action of the planning director is final.
  2. Situations Where the Code is Silent.
    Proposals for signs where the code is silent, or where the rules of this chapter do not provide a basis for concluding that the sign is allowed, are prohibited.
  3. Substitution Clause.
    Notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, noncommercial copy may be substituted for commercial copy on any lawful sign structure.

Date Passed: Monday, June 22, 2009

Effective Date: Wednesday, August 5, 2009

ORD C34390 Section 1