City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 10
Chapter 10.10
Section 10.10.020

Title 10 Regulation of Activities

Division I. Penal Code

Chapter 10.10 Offenses Against Peace and Order

Section 10.10.020 Disorderly Conduct

No person may intentionally cause, or recklessly create, a risk of unreasonable public inconvenience, annoyance or alarm by:

  1. engaging in fighting or in violent, tumultuous or threatening behavior; or
  2. committing any act which tends to create or incite, or in fact creates or incites, either a violent response and/or an immediate breach of the peace. Such conduct includes without limitation:

    1. Obscene language or gestures; or

    2. Boisterous conduct; or

    3. Personally abusive epithets, or words or language that a reasonable person would find offensive, disgusting or insulting and/or which epithets, words or language are likely to provoke a reaction of fear, anger or apprehension when addressed to a citizen of ordinary sensibilities; or
  3. disturbing any lawful assembly of persons without lawful authority.

Date Passed: Monday, June 4, 2007

Effective Date: Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Recodification ORD C34041 Section 1