City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 17D
Chapter 17D.075
Section 17D.075.100

Title 17D City-wide Standards

Chapter 17D.075 Transportation Impact Fees

Section 17D.075.100 Establishment of Impact Fee Account
  1. Impact fee receipts shall be earmarked specifically and deposited in special interest-bearing accounts for each service area. The fees received shall be prudently invested in a manner consistent with the investment policies of the City.
  1. There is hereby established an impact fee account for the fees collected pursuant to this chapter known as the transportation impact account. Except as provided in SMC 17D.075.080, funds withdrawn from this account must be used in accordance with the provisions of SMC 17D.075.120. Interest earned on the fees shall be retained in each of the accounts and expended for the purposes for which the impact fees were collected.
  1. On an annual basis, the chief financial officer and director shall provide a report to the council on the account showing the source and amount of all moneys collected, earned, or received, and system improvements that were financed in whole or in part by impact fees and contributions towards meeting concurrency goals and requirements.
  1. Impact fees shall be expended or encumbered within ten years of receipt, unless the council identifies in written findings an extraordinary and compelling reason or reasons for the City to hold the fees beyond the ten-year period. Under such circumstances, the council shall establish the period of time within which the impact fees shall be expended or encumbered.

Date Passed: Monday, September 16, 2019

Effective Date: Saturday, November 2, 2019

ORD C35811 Section 5