City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 17D
Chapter 17D.075
Section 17D.075.090

Title 17D City-wide Standards

Chapter 17D.075 Transportation Impact Fees

Section 17D.075.090 Appeals
  1. Any feepayer may pay the impact fees imposed by this chapter under protest in order to obtain a building permit or occupancy permit. Any appeal filed prior to the payment of impact fees shall constitute a waiver and suspension of timelines established by state and/or local law for the processing of permit applications.
  1. Appeals regarding the impact fees imposed on any development activity shall only be filed by the feepayer of the property where such development activity will occur.
  1. The feepayer must first file a request for review regarding impact fees with the director, as provided herein.
    1. The request shall be in writing on the form provided by the City.
    1. The request for review by the director shall be filed no later than fourteen calendar days after the feepayer pays the impact fees at issue.
    1. No administrative fee will be imposed for the request for review by the director; and
    1. The director shall issue a determination in writing.
  1. Determinations of the Director with respect to the applicability of the impact fees to a given development activity, the availability or value of a credit, or the director's decision concerning the independent fee calculation, or any other determination which the director is authorized to make pursuant to this title, can be appealed to the hearing examiner subject to the procedures set forth in chapter 17G.050 SMC.

Date Passed: Monday, January 24, 2011

Effective Date: Saturday, March 12, 2011

ORD C34673 Section 2