City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 17A
Chapter 17A.050
Section 17A.050.020

Title 17A Administration

Chapter 17A.050 Interpretations and Minor Adjustments

Section 17A.050.020 Procedure

  1. Application.
    Any person may request in writing the planning director's interpretation of a code provision of Title 17 SMC when it pertains to a specific property or project by means of a request of administrative zoning determination. The director of building services, the director of planning services, and the hearing examiner each have authority to interpret this title and may independently initiate an interpretation of any conflicting or unclear provisions of this title.
  2. Multiple Applications.
    If an application for an interpretation is associated with any land use application(s) subject to Title 17 SMC, then the application for the interpretation may be combined with the associated application(s) and is subject to the highest level of procedure that applies to any of the applications.
  3. Codification.
    To ensure that planning services director interpretations are applied consistently over time, the planning services director shall on an annual basis initiate an amendment to this code for the purpose of codifying the interpretations. This shall be done by amending interpreted code section constant with the interpretations in the administrative zoning determination.
  4. Appeals.
    Any official interpretation of the provisions of Title 17 SMC may be appealed by any aggrieved party, pursuant to the appeal procedures set forth in SMC 17G.060.210.

Date Passed: Monday, April 25, 2011

Effective Date: Friday, June 3, 2011

ORD C34716 Section 5

October 22, 2020