City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 17H
Chapter 17H.010
Section 17H.010.120

Title 17H Engineering Standards

Chapter 17H.010 Street Development Standards

Section 17H.010.120 On-Street Parking
  1. Streets located in the central business district and in centers and corridors should provide on-street parking.
  1. Principal, minor and collector arterials outside of the central business district, centers and corridors will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis to determine on-street parking needs.
  1. On-street parking lanes should be eight feet wide. In low density residential areas meeting the criteria in SMC 17H.010.070, parking lanes may be narrowed to seven feet to allow for a narrower street section.
  1. In locations with densities greater than ten units per acre new local access streets shall provide on-street parking on both sides of the street. Parking may be omitted from one side of a residential street in the following situations:
    1. Hillside developments as described in SMC 17H.010.110 where lots are developed on only one side of the street.
    1. Neighborhoods where garage access is provided from alleys and driveway access to the street is restricted.
    1. The side of a street adjacent to side yards, rear yards, or common areas such as stormwater facilities. Parking may not be omitted adjacent to parks or other recreational facilities.
    1. Locations with low density (four to ten units per acre).
  1. Where parking has been omitted, “No Parking” signs shall be installed at the developer’s expense.
  1. Street width may vary within a subdivision to provide one or two-sided parking appropriate to the adjacent properties.

Date Passed: Monday, November 30, 2020

Effective Date: Sunday, January 3, 2021

ORD C35985 Section 5