City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 17G
Chapter 17G.020
Section 17G.020.050

Title 17G Administration and Procedures

Chapter 17G.020 Comprehensive Plan Amendment Procedure

Section 17G.020.050 Amendment Applications
  1. Threshold Review Application.

Prior to submitting an amendment proposal for threshold review per SMC 17G.020.025, a private applicant is required to schedule a pre-application conference. The following shall be submitted prior to scheduling the predevelopment conference:

    1. Threshold review application form, including a general summary of the nature of the proposed amendment.
    1. The threshold review fee as specified in chapter 8.02 SMC.
  1. Final Review Application.

A private applicant for a comprehensive plan amendment must submit the following documents and fees:

    1. A general application.
    1. A supplemental application for a comprehensive plan text or map amendment proposal, containing the following information:
      1. Nature of and reason for the amendment request, including whether the applicant believes the proposal is consistent with the current comprehensive plan, and whether the applicant believes any additional amendments to the plan and/or other related documents may be necessary to maintain the comprehensive plan’s internal consistency.
      1. Statement of how the amendment request is consistent with all of the guiding principles and final review criteria.
    1. A completed SEPA checklist. A non-project supplement will be required since all comprehensive plan amendments are considered non-project proposals.
    1. A notification district map.
    1. Except for amendment proposals initiated by the Plan Commission or City Council, the full application fee (as specified in chapter 8.02 SMC) with credit given for the threshold review fee that has already been paid.
      1. Fees shall not be required for amendment applications submitted by a neighborhood council or resulting from a neighborhood planning process.
      1. SMC 8.02.011(C) provides that the mayor or his/her designee may waive this fee if the applicant meets certain low-income criteria.

Date Passed: Monday, August 21, 2017

Effective Date: Saturday, October 7, 2017

ORD C35536 Section 7