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 17G
Chapter 17G.080
Section 17G.080.025

Title 17G Administration and Procedures

Chapter 17G.080 Subdivisions

Section 17G.080.025 Decision Criteria
  1. Purpose.

This section establishes conditions for approval or disapproval of land divisions.

  1. Burden of Evidence.

The burden is upon the applicant to present sufficient evidence relevant to the appropriate criteria in support of the application. The decision-maker must make affirmative findings of fact relative to each criterion or the application must be denied.

  1. Concurrency.

The proposed subdivision shall make appropriate (in terms of capacity and concurrency) provisions for:

  1. public health, safety and welfare;
  1. open spaces;
  1. drainage ways;
  1. streets, roads, alleys, and other public ways;
  1. transit stops;
  1. potable water supplies;
  1. sanitary wastes;
  1. parks, recreation, and playgrounds;
  1. schools and school grounds; and
  1. sidewalks, pathways, and other features that assure safe walking conditions.        

Date Passed: Monday, November 20, 2023

Effective Date: Monday, January 1, 2024

ORD C36459 Section 41