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.070
Section 17F.070.030

Title 17F Construction Standards

Chapter 17F.070 Existing Building and Conservation Code

Section 17F.070.030 Abandoned Defined

"Abandoned," in reference to property, means unattended and open and unsecured so that a person may gain admittance without damaging any portion of the property, or giving indications that no one is presently in possession, such as by disconnection of utilities, accumulation of debris, uncleanliness, disrepair, and other circumstances. Such properties are subject to the annual hearing processing fee as set out in SMC 8.02.067.

Date Passed: Monday, March 15, 2010

Effective Date: Wednesday, April 21, 2010

ORD C34577 Section 1