Spokane County Hearing Schedule
Hearings are typically scheduled every Wednesday at: 9:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., unless otherwise posted.
Hearings are held in the Commissioners' Hearing Room in the lower level of the Spokane County Public Works Building, 1026 W. Broadway Avenue (just East of the County Courthouse). All hearings will be conducted in facilities that are accessible to persons with physical disabilities.
The Hearing Examiner also hears cases through Inter-Local Agreements with the City of Spokane Valley and the City of Spokane.
Hearing Process and Appeals
The hearing will be conducted under the rules of procedure adopted in Spokane County Resolution No. 96-0294. All interested persons may testify at the public hearing, and may submit written comments and documents before or at the hearing. The Hearing Examiner may limit the time given to speakers. A speaker representing each side of the issue is encouraged. Any appeal of the Hearing Examiner’s decision will be based on the record established before the Hearing Examiner, pursuant to County Resolution Nos. 96-0171. Environmental appeals will follow the procedures set forth in the County SEPA Ordinance. All hearings will be conducted in facilities that are accessible to persons with physical disabilities.
Inspection of File, Copies of Documents
A Staff Report will generally be available for inspection seven days before the hearing. The Staff Report and application file may be inspected at the Spokane County Building and Planning Department, 1st Floor Permit Center, Public Works Building, 1026 W. Broadway, Spokane, WA 99260-0220, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., weekdays, M-F, except holidays. Copies of documents will be made available for the cost of reproduction. If you have any questions or special needs, please call the Department at (509) 477-7200. Send written comments to the Spokane County Building and Planning Department, 1026 W. Broadway, Spokane, WA 99260-0220. Motions must be made in writing and submitted to the Spokane County Hearing Examiner, 1026 W. Broadway, Spokane, WA 99260-0245.