Is there radon in Spokane County?

Yes.  Spokane County is one of six counties in Washington State requiring radon mitigation measures in newly-constructed residences and residential additions.  Radon is a natural radioactive gas in the ground.  It comes from the decay or breakdown of uranium, a radioactive element in rocks and soil.  Radon has no odor, color, or taste.

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1. How do I apply for a building permit?
2. What construction codes are in effect in the unincorporated areas of the County?
3. What design criteria do I use for designing a building?
4. How long is my permit good for?
5. What is the basic minimum snow load for Spokane County?
6. Do I need a permit for a fence?
7. Do I need a fence around my swimming pool?
8. Is there radon in Spokane County?
9. Do I have to mitigate my home for radon?
10. How do I apply for a manufactured home permit?
11. What is an egress window and when is it required?
12. What hours can construction noise take place?
13. How do I get an address assigned to my property?
14. Where do I get my electrical permit?
15. How high can a fence be?
16. How often can you amend the Comprehensive Plan?
17. What are my setbacks?
18. What are Critical Areas?
19. What requirements apply within critical Areas?
20. Where can I find information about minimum lot sizes in Spokane County?
21. What are Critical Areas?
22. What requirements apply within Critical Areas?
23. Where can I find information about minimum lot sizes in Spokane County?
24. What is Construction Stormwater Permit Coverage?
25. How do I obtain a Food Establishment permit?
26. What are the requirements for septic system inspections and permits?