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.070.390

Title 17F Construction Standards

Chapter 17F.070 Existing Building and Conservation Code

Section 17F.070.390 Responsibilities of Occupants

The responsibilities of an occupant under this chapter include:

  1. keeping those parts of the premises under his control clean, safe and sanitary;
  2. keeping plumbing and other fixtures clean and sanitary and using reasonable care in their proper use and operation;
  3. preventing infestation and exterminating insects and rodents when only his part of the premises is infested and the rest of the building is reasonably protected against such infestation;
  4. disposing of garbage and refuse in proper receptacles, and providing such receptacles when the owner does not;
  5. refraining from placing or accumulating material and otherwise preventing the creation of a fire, health, or safety hazard to the occupants of the building;
  6. preventing any use of his part of the premises in any manner violative of law.

Date Passed: Monday, February 28, 2005

Effective Date: Saturday, April 2, 2005

ORD C33594 Section 6