City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 17G
Chapter 17G.060
Section 17G.060.250

Title 17G Administration and Procedures

Chapter 17G.060 Land Use Application Procedures

Section 17G.060.250 Optional Consolidated Project Permit Review Process
  1. The optional process allows for the consideration of all discretionary land use, environmental, construction and building permits issued by the City, together with project permits requiring a public hearing as a single project, if requested in writing by the applicant. Permit decisions of other agencies are not included in the process but public meetings and hearings for other agencies may be coordinated with those of the City of Spokane.
  1. When multiple permits are required for a single project, the optional consolidated project permit review process is available as follows:
    1. A permit coordinator shall be designated.
    1. A single determination of complete application, notice of application and notice of final decision is made for all project permits being reviewed through the consolidated process, provide the time limits in this chapter can be met.
    1. Consolidated permit review may provide different procedures for different categories of project permits, but if a project action requires project permits from more than one category, the consolidated review process shall permit only a single open record hearing and one closed record appeal.
    1. A single open record hearing including appeals of the SEPA threshold determination shall be conducted by the hearing examiner, pursuant to the procedures in chapter 17G.050 SMC. The hearing examiner’s decision shall be appealable to superior court except rezones and preliminary long plats that are appealable to the city council and shoreline permits are appealable to the shoreline hearing board. Appeals to the city council shall be conducted as a closed record appeal hearing pursuant to the procedures in chapter 17G.050 SMC.

Date Passed: Monday, February 21, 2005

Effective Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2005

ORD C33578 Section 4