‘Sit-Lie Ordinance’ is in effect

Spokane’s downtown Sit-Lie Ordinance is in effect, with expanded hours and new rules.

  • Sitting or lying on sidewalks is illegal from the hours of 6:00am – 12:00 midnight
  • The effected area consists of Spokane Falls Blvd (north), Riverside Ave, Division St (east), I-90’s south side (south), and Maple St (west)
  • The misdemeanor penalty is one year in jail and a $5,000 fine
  • The ban will be in effect only when local shelters have room open

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