Launching a restaurant in Spokane Valley

The City of Spokane Valley recognizes that vibrant successful restaurants are a vital piece of our community and economy. This guide was developed to help you navigate through the process as you plan and start your restaurant in our City.

Every restaurant is unique so this guide is a general overview of what to expect when opening a restaurant in the City of Spokane Valley. Your situation may result in slightly different time frames, costs, or specific requirements but be assured we are here to support your venture and look forward to working with you to make it the best experience possible.

Get Expert Advice → Because each restaurant is unique, we can’t predict exactly how long it will take or how much it will cost to open your restaurant. The “time and cost: estimates throughout this guide will help you plan, but always consult with the appropriate department or agency for current information.

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The City of Spokane Valley is working in partnership with Spokane County Health District, the State of Washington and the restaurant community to improve entrepreneurs’ experience starting and operating restaurants.  This site is here to help guide you through the city, county, state and federal requirements you will need to know when opening your restaurant.

Did this site help you get your restaurant up and running? Was it easy to use? We are always open to suggestions so we can make this service as helpful and as intuitive as possible.  Please share your experience using this site by contacting the Economic Development at (509) 720-5333.

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Contact the Permit Center | Phone: 509-720-5240 | Monday – Friday | 8:00am to 5:00pm

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