City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 17C
Chapter 17C.355A
Section 17C.355A.080

Title 17C Land Use Standards

Chapter 17C.355A Wireless Communication Facilities

Section 17C.355A.080 Regulations for Facilities Subject to a Conditional Use Permit
  1. Approval criteria. In addition to the development standards in this chapter and the approval criteria in SMC 17G.060.170, the following additional approval criteria apply:

    1. The need for the proposed tower shall be demonstrated if it is to be located in a residential zone or within one hundred fifty feet of an existing residential lot. An evaluation of the operational needs of the wireless communications provider, alternative sites, alternative existing facilities upon which the proposed antenna array might be located, and collocation opportunities on existing support towers within one-half mile of the proposed site shall be provided. Evidence shall demonstrate that no practical alternative is reasonably available to the applicant.

    2. The proposed tower satisfies all of the provisions and requirements of this chapter 17C.355A.

  2. Public Notice. In addition to the notice requirements of SMC 17G.060.120, for proposals in residential zones and within 150 feet of a residential zone, public notice shall include:

    1. A black and white architectural elevation and color photo simulation rendering of the proposed WCF.

    2. The sign required by SMC 17G.060.120(B) shall include that same architectural elevation and color photo simulation combination selected by the City that depicts the visual impact of the WCF.

Date Passed: Monday, November 2, 2015

Effective Date: Monday, November 2, 2015

ORD C35312 Section 2