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Table of Contents

Title 1 - General Provisions Index

1.08 - Official Seal
1.12 - Official Newspaper
1.13 - Service of Process and Legal Documents
1.16 - General Penalty
1.20 - Prisoners

Title 2 - Administration and Personnel Index

2.04 - City Council
2.08 - Appointive Officers
2.12 - Bonds of Officers and Employees
2.16 - Fire Department
2.20 - Auxiliary Police Department
2.24 - Municipal Court
2.28 - Planning Commission
2.32 - Parks and Recreation Commission
2.36 - Interlocal Community Access Committee
2.40 - Voter Registration Facilities
2.44 - City Cemetery - 2014
2.52 - Unclaimed Personal Property
2.56 - Police Department Civil Service
2.60 - Expense Allowances
2.64 - Adult Holding Facility Standards
2.68 - Public Corporations
2.70 - Youth Advisory Committee

Title 3 - Revenue and Finance

3.04 - Admissions Tax
3.08 - Sales and Use Tax
3.12 - Supplemental Sales and Use Tax

3.16 - Leasehold Excise Tax
3.20 - Real Estate Excise Tax
3.24 - Business and Occupation Tax
3.28 - Public Works Contracts
3.32 - Cemetery Capital Improvement Fund
3.36 - Special Investigative Drug Account-Assessment
3.40 - Police Department Narcotics Fund
3.44 - Small Works Roster
3.46 - Utility Taxes
3.48 - Payment of Claims or Obligations

Title 4 - (reserved)

Title 5 - Business Licensing and Regulation

5.02 - General Business License Provisions
5.04 - Hotels and Motels
5.08 - Junk Dealers
5.10 - Pawnbrokers and Secondhand Dealers
5.12 - Yard Sales and Garage Sales
5.16 - Taxicabs and Cabulances
5.18 - Flea Markets
5.20 - Alcoholic Beverages
5.22 - Sidewalk Business Regulations
5.24 - Residential Rental Units
5.26 - Mobile Food Vendors
5.28 - Wrecking Yards
5.30 - Live Adult Entertainment Business

Title 6 - Animals

6.04 - Animal Control Code
6.06 - Prohibited Dogs
6.08 - Dangerous Dogs (Repealed)

Title 7 - (reserved)

Title 8 - Health and Safety

8.04 - Alarm Systems
8.08 - Fireworks
8.12 - Repealed
8.16 - Garbage Collection and Disposal
8.20 - Commercial NonResident Garbage Collection Services (Repealed)
8.24 - Nuisances 2014
8.26 - Chronic Nuisance Properties 2014
8.28 - Abandoned and Junked Vehicles 2014
8.32 - Noise
8.36 - Groundwater Wells
8.40 - Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality Code
8.44 - Open Burning

Title 9 - Public Peace, Morals and Welfare

9.02 - State Provisions Adopted
9.04 - Offenses by or Against Public Officers and Government
9.12 - Offenses Against Public Decency
9.16 - Offenses Against Public Peace
9.24 - Offenses by or Against Minors
9.28 - Weapons
9.36 - Peddlers and Solicitors - (Repealed)
9.38 - Intimidation
9.40 - Fighting Events
9.42 - Graffiti
9.44 - Alcoholic Beverages
9.46 - Pedestrian Interference

Title 10 - Vehicles and Traffic

10.04 - Model Traffic Code
10.08 - Truck Routes 2014
10.12 - Parking 2014
10.16 - Prohibited Turns 2014
10.20 - Parades
10.24 - Safety Lights - (Repealed)
10.28 - Speed Limits
10.32 - Motorized Foot Scooters

Title 11 - (reserved)

Title 12 - Streets, Sidewalks and Public Places

12.04 - Sidewalk Construction and Repair
12.06 - Overhang Structures on Public Sidewalks
12.08 - City Parks
12.12 - Handbills
12.16 - City Recreational Facilities

Title 13 - Public Services

13.04 - Water Service System
13.05 - Fire Hydrants
13.06 - Cross Connection Program
13.08 - Sewer Service System
13.12 - Sewer Service Fees and Charges - (Repealed)
13.16 - Utility Rate Discounts for Low-Income Senior or Disabled Persons
13.20 - Utility Billing
13.22 - Transportation Benefit District

Title 14 - (reserved)

Title 15 - Buildings and Construction

15.01 - General Provisions
15.02 - Adoption of Uniform Codes and Standards
15.04 - Enforcement and Administration
15.08 - Amendments to International Building Code
15.12 - Amendments to International Residential Code
15.14 - Amendments to International Mechanical Code and International Fuel Gas Code
15.16 - Amendments to Uniform Plumbing Code
15.18 - Mobile Homes and Manufactured Homes
15.22 - Amendments to International Fire Code
15.26 - Amendments to the International Property Maintenance Code
15.30 - Urban Wildland Interface Code
15.32 - Amendments to International Existing Building Code
15.34 - Amendments to International Code Council Performance Code
15.40 - Fees
15.44 - Violations and Penalties
15.46 - Appeals
15.48 - Building Numbering
15.52 - Flood Damage Prevention

Title 16 - Subdivisions

16.05 - General Provisions
16.07 - Fees
16.10 - Definitions
16.13 - Lot Line Adjustments
16.15 - Short Subdivisions
16.20 - Subdivisions
16.25 - Subdivision Design Requirements
16.30 - Subdivision Improvement Requirements
16.40 - Subdivision and Short Subdivision Enforcement Provisions

Title 17 - Zoning

17.01 - Title, Purpose, Jurisdiction
17.02 - Definitions
17.03 - Zoning Districts
17.04 - Permitted Land Uses
17.05 - Site Design and Improvement Standards
17 06 - Off-Street Parking and Loading
17.07 - Site Screening
17.08 - Signs
17.09 - Special Development Standards
17.10 - Conditions of Approval/Administrative Adjustment of Standards
17.11 - General Application Requirements
17.12 - Permits
17.13 - Class (1) Review
17.14 - Class (2) Review
17.15 - Class (3) Review
17.16 - Appeals
17.17 - Modifications to Existing or Approved Uses or Development
17.18 - Existing Uses and Development
17.19 - Nonconforming Uses and Structures
17.20 - Administration
17.21 - Variances
17.22 - Interpretations
17.23 - Amendments and Rezones
17.24 - Revocation of Permits or Approvals
17.25 - Violations and Enforcement and Administration
17.26 - Lot Line Adjustments 2014
17.30 - Live Adult Entertainment 2014
17.85 - Wireless Communications Facilities 2014
17.86 - Comprehensive Plan
17.88 - Transportation Concurrency Review
17.90 - Siting Essential Public Services

Title 18 - Environmental Policy

18.01 - Shoreline Management Plan
18.04 - Environmental Policy Regulations
18.05 - Critical Areas Ordinance

Title 19 - Local Project Review

19.01 - Purpose and Authority
19.02 - Definitions
19.03 - Project Review - Classes and Procedures Established
19.04 - Project Applications
19.05 - Public Notices and Public Hearings
19.06 - Consistency with Develogment Regulations and SEPA Integration
19.07 - Final Decisions
19.08 - Appeals

Statutory References for Washington Cities and Towns

Ordinance List and Disposition Tables 2014

Resolution List and Disposition Table

Code Index 2014

Archived Ordinances - 1908-1988

Contacts
City Hall
205 E 3rd Street
Wapato WA 98951
Tel. 509.877.2334
Fax 509.877.3979
City Council Meetings

The public is invited and encouraged to all open public meetings of the City Council Regular and Work Session meetings. Both meetings are held at City Hall Council Chambers, 205 E Third Street, Wapato, WA. City Council meets the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month at 7:00 pm.

Council Work Sessions are informal and informational. They are just before City Council meetings starting as early as 6:00 pm.