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The attached Resolution #17-0214 affirms for a six-month period the Interim Ordinance adopted on January 10, 2017 (Resolution #17-0059) for processing of building permits. With the Board's affirmation the Interim Ordinance remains in effect unti...
Spokane County is seeking your input on an update to the County's Comprehensive Plan. The Growth Management Act requires this review to occur every eight years to ensure that the plan reflects community values and is consistent with sta...
The Board of County Commissioners adopts new Interim Ordinance regarding processing of Building Permits in Rural Spokane County. The Interim Ordinance repeals the previous Interim Ordinance adopted under Resolution #'s 16-0833 and 16-09...
Spokane County District Court now offers text message reminders for future court hearings. Reminders will be sent approximately 24 hours prior to your court hearing.
If you are not registered to vote in the state of Washington, you can still register in person until Monday, April 17th. You must register in person at your county elections office for the April 25th Special Election.
The Spokane County Elections off...
The April Special Election is a county wide election. View the Current Election Information page for important dates and additional information.
February Special Election Results were certified on February 24th, 2017.
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FILE NO: SP-1602-17
DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL: A Preliminary Short Plat to divide 30.44 acres into three (3) building lots and one Open Space Tract, under the Rural Cluster provisions.
PROPONENT: Holly & Nathan Williams
LOCATION OF PROPOSAL: ...
FILE NO: PE-2056-17
DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL: Preliminary Plat of De Gon to divide 21 acres into 31 lots for single family residences in the Low Density Residential (LDR) zone.
PROPONENT: Whipple Consulting Engineers
LOCATION OF PROPOSAL: The subj...
FILE NO: PE-2055-17
DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL: Preliminary Plat to divide Lot C of a previous short plat, SP-1542-10, into two (2) lots for one (1) existing and one (1) proposed single family residence.
PROPONENT: Adams & Clark, Inc.
Description: Monroe Street/Country Homes Blvd. Stormwater ProjectVicinity: Country Homes Blvd. Site: The proposed project is located on, adjacent, or near the intersection of Country Homes Blvd., Wedgewood Avenue, and Cedar Street all ...
FILE NO: SP-1600-17
DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL: Proposed Preliminary Short Plat to divide 1.47 acre into four (4) lots for six (6) units in the Low Density Residential (LDR) zone. Typical lot sizes will be approximately 16,000 sq. ft.
FILE NO: PN-1915A-03
DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL: The purpose of this alteration is to change two adjacent lots from zero lot line building lots into single family detached lots. The lots involved are 7 & 8 of Block 3 of Wandermere Estates.
FILE NO: SP-1599-16DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL: Preliminary Short Plat to divide approximately 30.93 acres into three (3) lots for single family residences, within a Rural Cluster, in the Rural Conservation (RCV) zone.PROPONENT: Travis C...
FILE NO: SLE-9-16
DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL: Hangman Creek/Hayes Rd Overhead Utility
PROPONENT: Avista Utilities - Todd McLaughlin
ADDRESS AND LOCATION OF PROPOSAL: From Spangle, WA (off Hwy 195) South on Main St., turn left onto Old WA-195-Sce...
FILE NO: ZS-03-16
DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL: Zone Reclassification from Large Tract Agricultural (LTA) to Mineral Lands (M) on approximately 78 acres to allow mining of basalt rock
PROPONENT: Don Howell
ADDRESS AND LOCATION OF PROPOSAL:&n...
Description: Monroe Road Bridge #2803 Replacement Project Vicinity: Sections 21 & 22, Township 28, Range 42E WM Located on Monroe Road Approximately 0.8 miles north of Staley Road in north Spokane County. Proponent: Spokane County ...
Description: SEPA Checklist for Maintenance projects related to the ongoing construction work at the Nine Mile Hydroelectric Development. Vicinity: 12710 N. Carlson Rd in the SE 1/4 of Section 6, Township 26N, Range 42E, W.M....Read on...
Description: Maintenance projects related to the ongoing construction work at the Nine Mile Hydroelectric Development. Vicinity: 12710 N. Carlson Rd in the SE 1/4 of Section 6, Township 26N, Range 42E, W.M. Comment ...Read on...
Description: WAREHOUSE/OFFICE/WASH BAY
Vicinity: 8227 N REGAL STREET
For more information:Julie Shatto - [email protected]509-477-3675
Comment Date: 5/18/2016
Description: MANUFACTURING FACILITY FOR TAINIO TECHNOLOGY & TECHNIQUE
Vicinity: 4814 S BEN FRANKLIN LANE
For more information:Kathy Cummings - [email protected]509-477-3675
Comment Date: 5/10/2016
Description: ORAL SURGEON OFFICE & PHYSICAL THERAPY OFFICE W/GYMNASIUM
Vicinity: 11909 N DIVISION ST
For more information:Dawn Dompier - [email protected]509-477-3675
Comment Date: 4/26/2016
Description: (132) UNIT (6) APARTMENT BUILDINGS W/(6) GARAGE BUILDINGS
Vicinity: 13808 E 32ND AVENUE
Comment Date: 4/25/2016
Description: PERSONAL AMATEUR RADIO TOWER (40 FT TALL)
Vicinity: 12405 N NINE MILE RD
Comment Date: 4/18/2016
Nine months of work and countless hours provided by volunteers have yielded a trail plan for Mica Peak Conservation Area.
Check out our available rental facilities! Reservation requests for 2017 will be accepted beginning January 1st, 2017.
Valley Road (summer road portion), from 500 feet south of Bernhill Rd. to 1 mile north of Charles Rd. Deep washouts through road.
Harvard Branch Road, east of Harvard Rd and north of Stoughton Rd, has been reopened.
Dirt and gravel roads are heavily saturated and with more rain in the forecast, grading is not possible until conditions dry out.
Pine Springs Road from Lance Hill Rd. to Carman Rd. has reopened to traffic.
Wednesday,March 22, 2017 - Road Update for 4:00 P<_o3a_p>M<_o3a_p>Thisafternoon, Spokane County Public Works reports one additional road closure and onethat has reopened.<_o3a_p><_o3a_p>NEW CLOSURE: 3-22-17, 3:15 PM<_o3a_p> &nb...
Madison Road, which was closed early Tuesday morning, has reopened.
Madison Road and Columbia Basin Hwy. are closed.
Spokane County Public Works has a new road closure to announce: Toll Road from Cameron Rd. to Stringham Rd. The culvert is washing out across road.
The current countywide State of Emergency remains in effect.
Washouts Lead to Second CountywideState of Emergen<_o3a_p>cy
SPOKANE COUNTY, March 15, 2017 – Warmer temperatures combined with continuingrain showers are swelling rivers and streams to overflowing. A series ofroad closures due to wa...
NEW CLOSURE: 3-15-17, 12:55 PM Pine Spring Road from Lance Hill Rd to Carman Rd Large culverts washing out across road
NEW CLOSURE: 3-15-17, 10:45 AM Hazard Road from Ballard Rd to Grove Rd Two washouts
NEWCLOSURE: 3-14-17, 12:05 PM<_o3a_p>
Spokane County Public Works announces two more road closures due to washouts as of 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 14, 2017.
NEW CLOSURE: 3-14-17, 11:00 AM
Up to another inch of rain is in the forecast as creeks and streams reach flood stage.
Washouts over the weekend have resulted in new road closures.
Road construction, traffic restrictions and possible delays.
Portions of Blanchard Road and Latah Creek Road have been closed due to flooding.
Winter Weather Advisory<_o3a_p>Thefirst of several pacific storm systems will move into the<_o3a_p>regiontoday and result in moderate to heavy rain and snow<_o3a_p>throughWednesday morning. Heavy snow is expected for the<_o3a_p>WashingtonCascades, North Idaho Panhandle mountains...
Black Road from Darknell to Madison Road has been reopened.
The countywide State of Emergency has been rescinded.
Harvard Road between Elder Rd. and Stringham Rd. was reopened on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017.
Public Works crews continue monitoring roads and bridges throughout the county.
Ross Creek Road from Blanchard Rd. to the Pend Oreille County line is closed until further notice.
CLOSED: 11:30AM, 2-22-17<_o3a_p>
Conklin Road from Deer Creek Rd. to Tallman Rd.<_o3a_p>
OPEN: 11:30 AM, 2-22-17<_o3a_p>
OPEN-Bruce Road Bruce Road ReopensOPEN: 2:50 PM, 2-21-17Bruce Road from Chattaroy Rd to Orchard Bluff Rd.
While several county roads have reopened, others remain closed due to washouts. With more precipitation in the forecast, the countywide state of emergency remains in effect.
Several roads have reopened while new washouts have closed others.
Flooding and washouts continue to affect roads in Spokane County.
Flooding in Spokane County has led to a growing list of road closures and detours.
ROAD CLOSURE: Palouse Rd from US-27 to Jackson is closed until further notice.
ROAD CLOSURE: Cheney-Plaza Road between Patterson Rd and Wells Rd is closed until further notice due to high water and a washout.
ROAD CLOSURE: Watt Rd from N Spangle Rd to Yale Rd is closed until further notice due to high water and deep ruts.
ROAD CLOSURE: Bradshaw Road from Starr Rd to the Idaho State Line is now closed due to high water and washout.
Due to washouts, the following road segments are closed:
Flooding and road washouts and led to a countywide state of emergency.
Spokane County Public Works has closed Stoughton Road between Larkin Rd. and Darknell Rd. due to a washout. A detour is in place from Stoughton Rd. to Madison Rd., then from the Palouse Hwy. to Darknell Rd.For information about Seasonal and Emergenc...
Spokane County Public Works has closed Harvard Road between Stringham Rd. to Elder Rd., due to washouts. A detour is in place from Elder Rd. to Molter Rd., then onto Stringham Rd. For information about Seasonal and Emergency Road Restrictions ...
ROAD OPENED: the gravel portion of Starr Road between Sanders and Truax has been opened. County crews closed the road last week due to flooding, but they have repaired the washout and the road is now open to travel.
Local businesses and universities are 2016 winners of Way to Go Awards
ROAD CLOSURE: Starr Road (gravel portion) between Sanders and Truax east of Fairfield is closed due to flooding. Please use alternative routes. We will be monitoring the area throughout the night.
Donate to the SCRAPS Doghouse Drive to help repair donated doghouses.
Urinary obstructions- If you see your cat going in and out of the litter box, posturing or only producing a small amount of urine- possibly while crying- bring your cat to the vet right away! Feeding your cat a diet that consists primarily of wet food wil...
Many animals are associated with luck. If you are a pet owner, you already know what a lucky charm your furry friend is. Here are a few animals that inspire devotion in people from around the world.
Being a pet owner requires all sorts of responsibility. One that is often overlooked is getting your pet licensed. In the county of Spokane alone, only 12% of pets are estimated to be licensed. Failing to license your pet can hinder your chances of gettin...
Spring has sprung and many people are itching to get into their garden or maybe your focus is on Easter celebrations, spring cleaning and much-needed home improvement projects. Whatever you're doing, your pets are likely to follow along. Here are...
Donate a gently used or new dog house to SCRAPS or pick up a Free dog house. We want to make sure every pet has shelter this winter.
Have You Seen this Custom Sport Chopper?
Spokane Valley Property Crimes Task Force Detectives are investigating the theft of this 2007 Backyard Custom Sport Chopper stolen from a parking lot in Spokane Valley. Anyone with information regarding th...
UPDATE: Vehicle Prowling Suspect Charged with Attempted Murder 1st Degree;
Sheriff Questions Property Crimes Minimized as “Nonviolent”
The 17-year-old juvenile suspect, a convicted felon who pointed a loaded shortened, “pistol grip&...
Vehicle Prowling Suspect Points Sawed-Off Shotgun at Deputy
This morning a vehicle prowling call took a very dangerous and potentially fatal turn when a Spokane Valley Deputy approached two suspects in the 15800 block of East Sprague. One of the ...
This is a video compilation of clips from footage captured by Air 1’s camera during a flight over the Spokane River and areas affected by flooding last Wednesday afternoon. March 22, 2017
Please pay attention to the banks of the river where the...
HIRING: Sheriff’s Office Dispatchers (Communication Officers)
Entry Level and Lateral Level
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is hiring Entry Level and Lateral Communications Officers/Dispatchers.
If you are interested in a rewarding career, wa...
Safety Alert: Stay Off the Spokane River & Away from Swift Moving Water
Spokane County Sheriff’s Office would like to warn everyone of the extreme danger the Spokane River poses due to its extremely high flow rate and frigid temperature. &am...
Suspect Arrested for Armed Robbery & Assault after a Pursuit
Spokane Valley Deputies arrested 22-year-old Tyler J. Thomas for Robbery 1st Degree, Attempting to Elude a Law Enforcement Vehicle and Assault 2nd (2 counts) after a victim reported his vehicle w...
Detectives Investigate Sexual Assault Incident
Spokane Valley Sexual Assault Detectives are investigating a reported assault where the adult female victim stated a male suspect she had accepted a ride from was armed with a handgun and forced her to give hi...
Scammers Continue to Prey Upon Victim’s Fear
Yesterday afternoon, a Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Deputy was contacted by an adult female at the Public Safety Building (PSB). She explained she received a phone call from &ldq...
Officer Down: The Matt Pearce Story
Take the time to watch this amazing and emotional video posted by the Fort Worth Police Department (FWPD) one year after FWPD Office Matt Pearce was shot multiple times after a pursuit and foot chase of robbery suspects....
6 Questions: Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich on Spokane property crime
by Dan Kleckner, KHQ News Anchor
SPOKANE, Wash. - It's one of the most persistent questions we get as a news organization: What's being done about property crime? We have an an...
DON’T LET KIDS STAND ALONE IN COURT
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Needed - Can you help?
Speak up for an abused or neglected child. Volunteer to be a Court Appointed Special Advocate.
For more information, contact: Patrick Donahue at 4...
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Medications should never be flushed down the drains. They can contaminate our water supply, lakes, rivers and streams. Spokane County residents can throw prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications in the garbage.
You think you know what should or shouldn't be put in your garbage, recycling or yard waste cart but would you bet the planet on it? Take the recycling challenge to recycle right, Spokane!
Needles, syringes and lancets can be put in puncture-resistant containers, labeled and disposed of - at no charge - in the Household Hazardous Waste area of any of the following facilities: North & Valley Transfer Stations or the Waste to Energy Facility
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 10, 2017
Spokane County Superior Court is warning the public about a scam in which victims are accused of failing to report for jury duty.
For several weeks, the court has fielded numerous inquiries from people who say th...