City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 17H
Chapter 17H.020
Section 17H.020.050

Title 17H Engineering Standards

Chapter 17H.020 Complete Streets Program

Section 17H.020.050 Exemptions

The following situations are exempt from elements of the Complete Streets Program.

  1. Accommodation is not necessary on corridors where non-motorized use is prohibited, such as interstate freeways.
  2. Cost of accommodation is excessively disproportionate to the: cost of the project; community need; or probable use, or is more than twenty percent of the project cost.
  3. There is a documented absence of current or future need.
  4. Projects remaining for the 2004 Street Bond. However, those projects are not precluded from receiving Complete Streets elements in the future with funding from sources other than 2004 Street Bond proceeds where called for in the Master Bike Plan and the Pedestrian Plan.

Any requested exemptions shall be reviewed by the mayor’s design advisory committee and must be approved by the city council in conjunction with the annual adoption of the 6-Year Street Plan.

Date Passed: Monday, December 19, 2011

Effective Date: Thursday, January 26, 2012

ORD C34821 Section 1