City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 17C
Chapter 17C.240
Section 17C.240.245

Title 17C Land Use Standards

Chapter 17C.240 Signs

Section 17C.240.245 Sandwich Board Signs
  1. Sandwich board signs shall be limited to one sign per address. These signs are subject to the following conditions:

    1. Size.
      The area of the sign shall not exceed nine square feet per side in size and shall not exceed three feet in any dimension.

    2. Maintenance Standards.
      Signs shall be constructed out of materials able to withstand typical northwest weather. Such materials may be metal, finished wood, chalkboard, whiteboard, or plastic; signs and copy shall be of professional quality. Owners of sandwich board signs shall be required to keep their signs in a legible, intact, and well-maintained manner.

    3. Display Time.
      Signs may only be displayed during business or event hours. If business or event hours continue past daylight hours, precautions should be taken to place the sign in a location where it is readily visible after dark. This shall not be construed to allow the wiring of a sign for lighting.

    4. Location.
      Signs may be located no further than twelve feet from the business, sponsoring establishment, or event location. Such signs shall not be placed in a location which is within the vision triangle or any location which will impede vehicular traffic. Further, such signs shall not be placed in a manner which will block or otherwise obstruct the safe use of sidewalks, building entrances or stairs by pedestrians, including pedestrians who are visually impaired or otherwise handicapped.

Date Passed: Monday, January 29, 2018

Effective Date: Saturday, March 17, 2018

ORD C35577 Section 25