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Aquatic Facility Closures

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Assessor Alerts

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Board of Equalization

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Building and Planning

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January 11, 2022 11:28 AM

Count Building & Planning closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

The Department will be closed on Monday, January 17, 2022 as staff observe the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. The office will reopen with regular hours on Tuesday, January 18, 2022

March 27, 2020 4:10 AM

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY - TEMPORARY CHANGES TO INSPECTION REQUESTS

Per Governor Inslee's Proclamation issued on March 26, 2020, all inspections at this time will be placed on hold, unless the building meets the definition as stated by the Governor, of an “essential facility”. There are several projects under...

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September 5, 2019 8:58 AM

SPOKANE COUNTY ZONE CODE AMENDED REGARDING SCHOOL SITING IN RURAL ZONING DESIGNATIONS

The amendment pertains to Chapter 14.618 (Rural Zones) for school siting in rural areas and is a clarification to a previous text amendment in file ZTA-17-02. Resolution number 19-1268 is available on the Building and Planning website.

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

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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. As of 08/16/2021 masks are again required when entering District Court courtrooms. Emergency Order 16 issued 10/19/2021.

Latest Update:

August 16, 2021 12:14 PM

Due to a surge in new COVID 19 cases over the past month, masks are required once again for persons entering all courtrooms. Please see Administrative Order 15 for more details.

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
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 19, 2021 2:41 PM

​​Mandatory Family Guardian Training – Changes are Coming.

The monthly training held in the Juror Assembly Room will be online soon.

You will have to complete a test and have a case number before a training verification will be issued. In the meantime, language should be added in Orders Appointing Guardians to...

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October 18, 2021 6:47 PM

Availability & COVID procedures

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 Court’s Emergency Order Re. COVID 19 and the on going...

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Golf Course Alerts

4 Alerts
November 9, 2021 5:12 PM

Now Selling 2022 Golf Passes

2022 Golf Passes are now available for sale. 2022 Golf Passes and Gift Cards can be purchased by calling 477-4730 or visiting the Parks Administration Office at 404 N. Havana.
Office hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00-4:30. However, due to a staffing...

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October 20, 2021 11:54 AM

Course Closure Dates

MeadowWood will be closed October 25th & 26th and November 2nd & 3rd for annual course maintenance. MeadowWood will work to stay open through November 14th, as the last day.

Liberty Lake will be closed October 27th & 28th and November 4th & 5th for...

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September 28, 2021 10:26 AM

Latah Creek Early Closure & Construction Update

Latah Creek Golf Course will close for the season Monday, October 18 due to construction.

Construction will soon kick-off on two significant renovation projects at the clubhouse & surrounding landscape. An interior project will include a major upgrade...

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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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Park System Alerts

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Parks, Recreation and Golf Department

2 Alerts
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!

March 25, 2020 2:57 PM

COVID-19 Impacts

Get the latest on impacts and re-openings to your Spokane County parks, recreation programs, golf courses, trails, and more by clicking on the link below.

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

6 Alerts
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.

May 24, 2021 10:26 AM

COVID Emergency Orders

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