City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

***Note: Many local criminal codes can now be located under Chapter 10.60 SMC while others are now cited under the Revised Code of Washington (RCW), which was incorporated into the municipal code in 2022. (See SMC 10.58.010). Code Enforcement, including Noise Control and Animal Regulations are located in Chapters 10.62 through 10.74.

Title 17E
Chapter 17E.020
Section 17E.020.010

Title 17E Environmental Standards

Chapter 17E.020 Fish and Wildlife Conservation Areas

Section 17E.020.010 Title and Purpose
  1. This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the "Spokane Fish and Wildlife Habitat Conservation Area Code."
  2. This chapter is based on and implements the City of Spokane comprehensive plan and shoreline master program, as amended from time to time. The purpose of this chapter is to protect the public health, safety and welfare by providing protection for environmentally sensitive areas and their functions and values, and by preserving and protecting fish and wildlife habitat conservation areas through the regulation of development and other activities consistent within fish and wildlife habit conservation areas, and not to create or otherwise establish or designate any particular person, or class, or group of persons who will or should be especially protected or assisted by the terms or provisions of this chapter. The provisions of this chapter shall be construed liberally to carry out its purpose effectively and if any provisions of this chapter conflict with other regulations, ordinances or other authorities, that which provides more protection to fish and wildlife habitat conservation areas and associated buffers shall apply.

Date Passed: Monday, December 3, 2007

Effective Date: Sunday, January 6, 2008

ORD C34147 Section 6