City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 17F
Chapter 17F.070
Section 17F.070.490

Title 17F Construction Standards

Chapter 17F.070 Existing Building and Conservation Code

Section 17F.070.490 Enforcement
  1. Whenever an owner has failed to complete the action required by an order under this chapter:
    1. the building official or the hearing examiner may extend the time for completion, imposing such conditions as may seem warranted, if the owner has made substantial progress; or
    1. the director causes the ordered action to be done, by competitive bid contract whenever feasible, or by negotiated contract, or by city forces when circumstances do not allow time for bidding.
  1. All work of rehabilitation and demolition done pursuant to an order made under this chapter is subject to all applicable laws respecting permits, contractor registration and certification of workers, except work done by city forces under emergency circumstances.
  1. Invitations to bid on a demolition contract shall provide that salvage be awarded to the contractor as a credit against the contract price. A bid based on an estimate of the value of salvage may not be changed to reflect actual salvage value. The director may invite and receive bids before the time for compliance by the owner has expired.

Date Passed: Monday, February 28, 2005

Effective Date: Saturday, April 2, 2005

ORD C33594 Section 6