City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 17D
Chapter 17D.050A
Section 17D.050A.080

Title 17D City-wide Standards

Chapter 17D.050A Roadway Naming and Addressing

Section 17D.050A.080 Standards for Signage of Roadways
  1. All public and private roadways shall be designated by names or numbers on signs clearly visible and legible from the roadway. All roadway signs, both public and private, shall be constructed, located and maintained in accordance with standards adopted by the City of Spokane.

  2. Roadway signs shall be located at intersections and be legible from all directions of vehicle travel for a distance of not less than one hundred fifty five feet, unless otherwise required by the Administrator.

  3. All letters and numbers shall comply with the most current M.U.T.C.D Standards for font style, font height, and font stroke.

  4. Sign mounting height and lateral offset shall comply with the most current Standards of the City of Spokane.

  5. All required roadway signs placed at the intersection of a public and private roadway shall be placed outside of the public right-of-way, and constructed and maintained by the private roadway owner(s).

    1. On other than through-traffic roadways, signs identifying pertinent information shall be placed at the entrance to such roadways (e.g., “No Outlet”).

    2. Signs shall be installed in a horizontal orientation and prior to final acceptance of roadway improvements.

Date Passed: Monday, November 14, 2016

Effective Date: Thursday, December 22, 2016

ORD C35452 Section 2