Urbanism and Community: D.C. Reforms Its Zoning

March 13, 2013 —


Urbanism and Community: D.C. Reforms Its Zoning


Monday, March 18, 2013, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.


Georgetown University Law Center
McDonough Hall, Room 205
600 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001


Harriet Tregoning, Director, D.C. Office of Planning
David Alpert, Founder and Editor, Greater Greater Washington
Nancy MacWood, Chair, Committee of 100 on the Federal City
Maureen Dwyer, Director, Goulston & Storrs


Public discussion of a proposed revision of D.C.’s Zoning Ordinance has raised a number of controversial issues about the future character of development in the District. These include the elimination of required parking for new multi-family housing near public transit, permitting development of small scale retail in residential neighborhoods and permitting accessory housing (granny flats) in single family residential zones. Leading authorities will discuss the goals and methods for zoning reform in a special session of Georgetown Law Professor Peter Byrne’s Land Use Law class.

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