If you have questions about services, please contact City Hall at 509-720-5000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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City Hall is open to the public normal operating hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. The west entrance to City Hall remains locked. Masks are required for staff and the public inside the building. For those without a mask, a supply is available at both the east and west entrances.
City Council meetings continue to occur at 6 p.m. on Tuesdays at City Hall. Currently, the public may attend City Council meetings in-person with a mask on due to the current mask mandate. Anyone can watch each meeting live on SVTV Channel 14, stream it from the web, join the Zoom meeting or watch later via the city's website. People can provide public comment by sending their comment(s) by 4 p.m. the day of each meeting to email@example.com. You can also sign up by 4 p.m. the day of each meeting to provide live oral comments during the public comment period of each formal meeting, which are on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month.
The Permit Center at City Hall is open. You can also call 509-720-5240 or email the Permit Center to make a virtual or phone appointment. Please consider using the city's ONLINE PERMIT PORTAL or email permit applications, questions and reports to firstname.lastname@example.org. For planning or zoning questions, email email@example.com.
Nearly all permit applications and additional materials can be submitted online via the permit portal.
Effective March 17, 2020 building Inspection staff may not enter occupied dwellings or medical-related facilities but will honor your inspection request by contacting you via phone to discuss alternate methods with which to conduct the requested inspection. Photos, video, FaceTime and other options are being tested by inspection staff. We would like to hear your suggestions! For all other projects, including new homes which are under construction (and not occupied), inspections will be conducted in the usual manner but please adhere to social distancing practices and give the inspector plenty of space.
City parks are open for recreation and pools are operating on a rotating schedule. For up-to-date information on parks and recreation events, programs and services, please visit their website.
The CenterPlace Regional Event Center is now open as is the Spokane Valley Sr. Center at CenterPlace.
City Manager Mark Calhoun signed a proclamation of emergency/disaster on March 16, 2020 that enabled the city to utilize additional resources and tools to slow the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The following day, City Council ratified this action through the adoption of resolution #20-005. The proclamation will allow the city to exercise emergency powers during the COVID-19 outbreak to preserve and maintain the health, safety and welfare of its citizens, and seek federal financial assistance to support resources that may be utilized in an effort to restrict the spread of the virus.
COVID-19 related news announcements
Governor Inslee announces mask mandate to begin on Monday, August 23.
Governor Inslee announces statewide reopening date of June 30.
Governor Inslee announces 14-day pause on all counties in Washington State. Every county will remain in its current phase and will be re-evaluated in two weeks.
Governor Inslee extends eviction moratorium; expands vaccine eligibility; long-term care visits resume
President Biden's American Rescue Plan to lower health premiums for over 200,000 Washingtonians
Governor Inslee signs $2.2 Billion COVID relief bill allocating these federal funds.
Governor Inslee shares widespread plan for vaccination distribution.
Inslee extends 26 proclamations related to COVID-19.
Governor extends restrictions until Monday, Jan. 4, 2021 and announces new economic supports for workers and businesses.
Governor and Health Department launch WA Notify, a new app designed to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
Governor updates guidance and regulations for restaurants, bars, fitness centers, weddings, and funerals
SRHD testing, quarantine and return to work guidance for non-health care businesses
What's open & closed in Governor's Safe Start Plan
Hearing Examiner suspends in-person public hearings
Public comment options at City Council meetings
Clarification of "essential" business sectors announced
COVID-19 community resources and activities
Spokane Valley issues emergency proclamation for COVID-19
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