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.070.040

Title 17F Construction Standards

Chapter 17F.070 Existing Building and Conservation Code

Section 17F.070.040 Boarded-up Building Defined

A "boarded-up building" is a building any exterior opening of which is closed by any extrinsic device or in any manner designed or calculated to be permanent and which gives to the building the appearance of nonoccupancy or nonuse for an indefinite period of time. After one year a boarded-up building becomes an unfit building as provided in SMC 17F.070.410.

Date Passed: Monday, July 18, 2005

Effective Date: Saturday, August 20, 2005

ORD C33687 Section 3