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Aquatic Facility Closures

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Assessor Alerts

1 Alert
June 8, 2022 10:00 AM

Valuation Notices for 2023 Property Taxes have been mailed

SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. – Spokane County Assessor, Tom Konis announced that his office has begun mailing 213,856 real property valuation notices, June 6, 2022.

The assessment of property identified in the notices will be the figure in which...

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Board of Equalization

1 Alert
June 3, 2022 1:41 PM

2022 Taxpayer Petition Now Available

Petitions can either be emailed to spokaneboe@spokanecounty.org or mailed to the address listed above.

Building and Planning

5 Alerts
June 29, 2022 12:06 PM

County Building & Planning Closed for Independence Day

Spokane County Building & Planning will be closed on Monday, July 4 in observance of the Independence Day holiday. The Department will reopen with regular hours on Tuesday, July 5th.

June 29, 2022 9:57 AM

West Plains Urban Growth Area Study

Building & Planning is studying land use and development patterns for part of the West Plains Urban Growth Area, generally along the I-90 corridor. Maps and documents are available online. Comments and observations may be sent to the planning team via...

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June 29, 2022 9:30 AM

Spokane County Commissioners set a date for public hearing to create the C-PACER program

C-PACER is a financing program that can reduce barriers for owners seeking to improve their buildings. Upgrade costs are tied to the property, rather than the owner, which can allow for longer term and lower cost financing that does not impact the owner’s...

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June 17, 2022 11:00 AM

Spokane County Planning Commission Meeting - June 30, 2022

The Spokane County Planning Commission pursuant to Chapter 36.70 and 36.70A RCW, will hold a public meeting with a virtual participation option in the Commissioner’s Hearing Room, Lower Level, Public Works Building, located at 1026 W. Broadway, Spokane,...

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June 14, 2022 3:41 PM

Spokane County Modernizes Building & Planning Offices

Spokane County modernized the Building & Planning offices in 2021 for better customer service. The office is now truly a “one-stop-shop” where all staff and agencies that you may need to consult on your project will come to your table to assist in...

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Communications Office

11 Alerts
March 27, 2020 1:40 PM

COVID-19 and Superior Court Operations

In order to minimize in person contact, the Court is temporarily allowing some access via email.

Superior Court remains committed to protecting the safety and security of our community while performing our Constitutional duties. The Court is considered essential business as declared in Governor Inslee’s Stay-Home-Stay-Healthy order issued March 23,...

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March 20, 2020 5:39 PM

County transfer stations remain open, ask for better social distancing

The Spokane County Regional Solid Waste System is working to maintain critical public services.

The Spokane County Regional Solid Waste System is working to maintain critical public services, like the disposal of garbage. The North County and Valley transfer stations are open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Waste-to-Energy Facility is also...

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March 20, 2020 5:36 PM

PARKS & REC: All play structures are closed until further notice.

Play equipment closed while parks and recreation areas stay open.

All “public” play structures, including swing sets, climbing walls and workout stations within Spokane County are closed due to the challenges of effectively disinfecting these areas and maintaining social distancing guidelines while using these...

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March 19, 2020 4:08 PM

Public Works Bldg remains open - limits public access.

The departments of Building and Planning, Environmental Services and Public Works will maintain current hours of operation with restricted access to customer service areas.

Spokane County, WA – March 19, 2020 – The departments of Building and Planning, Environmental Services and Public Works are housed in the Spokane County Public Works Building at 1026 W. Broadway (east of the County Courthouse). All three departments will...

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March 18, 2020 1:57 PM

Spokane County Regional Veterans Services Office Announcements regarding COVID-19

Effective March 16th, Spokane County Veterans Services Office began responding to clients by providing the option for phone and online communication

SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - March 18, 2020 – Effective Monday, March 16th, Spokane County Veterans Services Office began responding to clients by providing the option for phone and online communication so veterans and their families can still reach the office...

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March 18, 2020 1:24 PM

Detention Services Covid-19 information

Spokane County Detention Services have initiated additional public health and safety measures in response to COVID-19, to include the suspension of social visits and volunteers. Read all changes in full description.

• Detention Service lobby closed to the public until further notice
• Social visits suspended until further notice
• Volunteers are not being allowed until further notice
• We are currently checking offenders at intake for signs and symptoms of the virus...

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March 18, 2020 12:25 PM

Treasurer, Auditor & Assessor Move to Virtual Customer Service in COVID-19 Response

Offices of the Spokane County Treasurer, Auditor, and Assessor will move their customer service operations to a virtual format effective March 19th until May 1st. Citizens can still receive services online, via email or regular mail, and by phone.

In response to Governor and Health Authority mandates limiting public crowd size, the Offices of the Spokane County Treasurer, Auditor, and Assessor will move their customer service operations to a virtual format effective Thursday March 19th and lasting...

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March 16, 2020 5:46 PM

COVID-19 Superior Court Operations

The Superior Court bench met on March 16, 2020 to discuss the court's ongoing response to the COVID-19. The court facilities will remain open but there are modifications to operations which should increase the safety of court participants and staff.

Beginning March 17, 2020, the following will occur:

• All jury trials will be suspended through April 24, 2020.
• All jurors summoned to appear through April 24, 2020 are excused.
• All bench trials will be suspended through April 13, 2020.
• The court...

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March 16, 2020 5:09 PM

County Clerk Announces Office Procedures Regarding COVID-19

The Spokane County Clerk’s Office currently remains open during our public business hours of 8:30-4:00 Monday-Friday.

SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - March 16, 2020 – The Spokane County Clerk’s Office currently remains open during our public business hours of 8:30-4:00 Monday-Friday.
All procedures remain in place for filing and requesting documents as well as Legal Financial...

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March 16, 2020 2:08 PM

Public Works Update: Public asked to make sewer payments by phone, mail or online

Access to the fourth-floor of the Spokane County Public Works Building is severely limited until further notice. The fourth floor is the location for the Environmental Services Department, including Sewer Billing and the Regional Solid Waste System.

Sewer bills are due by Wednesday, March 25th and we are asking the public to pay their bills by phone, mail or online.

* Payments by Phone: Monthly sewer charges can be paid by telephone using your bank account, debit card or credit card. Call...

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March 16, 2020 1:48 PM

Events at the Spokane County Fairground Canceled

With the current COVID-19 information received today from the Spokane County Regional Health District, The Spokane County Fair and Expo Center is cancelling all scheduled events with over 250 attendees for the next 30 days, effective immediately.

The events affected as of March 13, 2020 are as follows:

Inland NW Motorcycle Show and Sale- March 13-15, 2020

4-H Tack Swap-March 14, 2020

Big Horn Outdoor Adventure Show-March 19-22, 2020

Just Between Friends Sale-March 27-March 29, 2020

Gem,...

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County-wide Alerts

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CSHCD

1 Alert
December 30, 2020 1:42 PM

ATTENTION

All COVID-19 complaints regarding business or mask-wearing violations should be reported to the Spokane Regional Health District at (509) 324-1500 and not reported to this website.

District Court

2 Alerts
August 16, 2021 11:11 AM

Emergency Administrative Orders

The following are District Court's Emergency Administrative Orders issued during the COVID-19 pandemic. Effective 03/12/2022 masks will no longer be required when entering District Court courtrooms and/or administrative areas.

Latest Update:

March 11, 2022 5:05 PM

 Effective 03/12/2022 masks will no longer be required when entering District Court courtrooms and/or administrative areas.

January 20, 2021 1:02 PM

WA Free Drive-In Hotspot Locations

In response to the impacts of COVID-19, Drive-In WiFi Hotspots provide free temporary, emergency internet access for Washingtonians who do not have broadband service to their homes.

Emergency Management

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GMP

4 Alerts
February 3, 2022 6:25 PM

Uniform Guardianship Act Changes

The Uniform Guardianship Act went into effect on 1/1/2022 which impacts all guardianship cases in Spokane County Superior Court . There are new forms and processes and our website has been updated accordingly. Please check the website frequently and...

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November 10, 2021 1:45 PM

Staff Shortages, Please Email

Due to staff shortage, please contact GMP by email – phone calls may have a 2-3 day or longer response time.

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November 2, 2021 5:52 PM

How to Sign Up for GMP Alerts

The attached document will walk you through the process to sign up for Alerts from GMP. Please subscribe to stay up to date with the changes necessary to comply with the new Guardianship procedures.

October 18, 2021 6:47 PM

GMP Staff Availability & 2022 Guardianship Policy

GMP Staff may only be available by email, particularly on court days.

Currently, this applies to Wednesdays and Thursdays, however, this is subject to change.

Please plan accordingly.

Due to the going changes, the Guardianship Monitoring Program...

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Golf Course Alerts

4 Alerts
April 15, 2022 12:32 PM

Golf Courses may periodically close due to inclement weather.

Please call the Pro Shop for more information.
Latah Creek 509-448-1212.
Liberty Lake 509-255-6233.
MeadowWood 509-255-9539.

March 2, 2022 1:00 PM

Latah Creek - Hatch Road Bridge Closure

Hatch Road Bridge Deck Replacement at Hatch Road and Highway 195 is expected to start 3/29/22 through 7/31/22.

Work will include full replacement of the bridge deck.
Work will require full closure of the bridge for the duration of the project.
The...

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July 12, 2021 3:28 PM

Parks Administration Office Hours

Parks Administration (404 N. Havana St.) Office hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00-4:30. However, due to a staffing shortage, the Parks Administrative Office may be closed to the public periodically. Please call (509) 477-4730 ahead of your visit to ensure...

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March 3, 2021 9:00 AM

County Golf Courses Prepare to Open for the Season

Liberty Lake and MeadowWood Golf Courses: Scheduled to open Wednesday, March 16,
Latah Creek Golf Course: Clubhouse renovation work is being finalized, scheduled to open Saturday, March 26.
NOTE: Call the individual golf courses to find out when carts...

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Park System Alerts

1 Alert
April 25, 2022

McLellan Conservation Area to Close Monday-Friday beginning in Late-April

To protect visitor safety, McLellan Conservation Area will be closed to the public Monday-Friday while this project is active. The conservation area will be open for public use Saturday and Sunday. Thank you for your cooperation.

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Parks, Recreation and Golf Department

1 Alert
July 8, 2021 4:57 PM

Staffing Shortage May Affect Parks Administration Office Hours

Due to a staffing shortage, the Parks Administrative Office may be closed to the public periodically. Please call (509) 477-4730 ahead of your visit to ensure that the office is open before driving on over. Thank you for your patience!

Road & Bridge Closures

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Sheriff's Department Alerts

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Solid Waste

1 Alert
August 12, 2019 10:13 AM

Credit Card System Down at North County Transfer & Recycling Station

Due to the recent storm, our credit card system at the North County Transfer & Recycling Station is down. We can only accept cash or check at this transfer station at this time. Credit cards are still accepted at the Valley Transfer & Recycling Station....

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Superior Court

7 Alerts
June 17, 2022 6:02 PM

Notice of Judicial Vacancy

On June 16, 2022, Hon. Harold D. Clarke III announced his retirement from the Superior Court bench. Governor Inslee has posted the vacancy and details can be found on the Judicial Vacancy Notice from Governor Inslee.

January 1, 2022 10:26 AM

COVID Emergency Orders

Please review the Emergency Court Orders entered in response to the COVID pandemic.

July 7, 2021 5:54 PM

Court Commissioner Amended COVID Policies

As we transition out of the COVID-19 pandemic we have updated the options for appearing in Court and submitting orders to the Commissioners for signature. These policies are effective July 16, 2021.

June 25, 2021 5:16 PM

Spokane Superior Court Eviction Resolution Program

Spokane Superior Court has established an Eviction Resolution Program to assist landlords and tenants resolve unlawful detainer cases without court intervention.

May 24, 2021 10:27 AM

COVID Procedures to Access Superior Court

Superior Court has developed procedures to assist people in accessing the Court during the COVID pandemic.

May 24, 2021 10:27 AM

Personal and Professional Commitment to Equality

The Spokane Superior Court Judicial Officers issued at statement to the community addressing their personal and professional commitment to equality.

May 24, 2021 10:27 AM

State vs. Blake - Motion to Vacate Conviction

In response to the State vs. Blake ruling, Superior Court has created a simple motion form along with instructions for those seeking to vacate a Possession of Controlled Substance conviction.