City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 17G
Chapter 17G.050
Section 17G.050.050

Title 17G Administration and Procedures

Chapter 17G.050 Hearing Examiner

Article I. Office of Hearing Examiner

Section 17G.050.050 Ex Parte Communications

No person may communicate ex parte, directly or indirectly, with the hearing examiner or any member of the city council participating in a quasi-judicial decision on an application or in a matter that may become an application. In the event ex parte communication occurs, the public official or any member of the general public must disclose the communication, make it part of the public record and provide an opportunity for review and comment on its content prior to completing the public hearing process and making a decision. This section does not preclude ex parte communication regarding procedural matters so long as such communication is made part of the record.

Date Passed: Monday, February 21, 2005

Effective Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2005

ORD C33578 Section 3