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 17F
Chapter 17F.040
Section 17F.040.010

Title 17F Construction Standards

Chapter 17F.040 Building Code

Section 17F.040.010 Adoption of Building Codes and Related Washington State Codes
  1. There is adopted the Washington State Building Code (chapter 19.27 RCW and chapter 19.27A RCW) as modified by chapter 51-50 WAC. Specifically, the code includes the:
    1. International Building Code (IBC), current adopted Edition, as published by the International Code Council, including Washington State amendments, ICC/ANSI A117.1, and the current adopted Edition International Existing Building Code;
    1. International Residential Code, current adopted Edition (except Part IV – Energy Efficiency, Part VII – Plumbing, and Part VIII – Electrical) as published by the International Code Council, and chapter 51-51 WAC; and Appendix Q: Dwelling Unit Fire Sprinkler Systems, WAC 51-51-60105;
    1. International Energy Conservation Code, current adopted Edition, chapter 51-11C and 51-11R WAC.  
  1. The codes, standards, and regulations adopted in subsection (A) of this section, as amended by this chapter, constitute the building code of the City of Spokane.

Date Passed: Monday, May 11, 2020

Effective Date: Sunday, June 14, 2020

ORD C35899 Section 6