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.070.280

Title 17F Construction Standards

Chapter 17F.070 Existing Building and Conservation Code

Section 17F.070.280 Room Dimensions
  1. IBC subsection 1208.2 is modified so that the minimum required ceiling height is seven feet.
  1. IBC subsection 1208.3 Room Area.
    1. Every room used for both cooking and living, or both living and sleeping, purposes must have at least one hundred fifty square feet of superficial floor area; and
    1. Every room used for sleeping purposes by more than two persons must have an additional fifty square feet of superficial floor area for each occupant in excess of two.

Date Passed: Monday, June 7, 2010

Effective Date: Thursday, July 1, 2010

ORD C34600 Section 15