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Zoning Regulations of 2016

DC Office of Zoning


Office Hours
Monday to Friday
8:30 am to 5:00 pm

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441 4th Street NW Suite 200S Washington, DC 20001
Phone: (202) 727-6311
Fax: (202) 727-6072
Email: dcoz@dc.gov

  
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Zone Conversion Table


Residential Zones
Current Zone/Overlay Name New Zone Designation
Subtitle D - Residential House (R)
R-1-A and R-1-A/D R-1-A
R-1-B and R-1-B/D R-1-B
R-2 and R-2/D R-2
R-3 and R-3/D R-3
R-1-A/TSP R-6
R-1-B/TSP R-7
R-1-A/FH-TSP R-8
R-1-B/FH-TSP R-9
R-2/FH-TSP R-10
R-1-A/NO/TSP and R-1-A/NO/TSP/D R-11
R-1-B/NO and R-1-B/NO/D R-12
R-3/NO R-13
R-1-A/WH R-14
R-1-B/WH R-15
R-1-B/SSH1 R-16
R-1-B/SSH2
R-3/FB R-17
R-1-B (Georgetown) R-19
R-3 (Georgetown) R-20
R-1-A/CBUT R-21
Subtitle E - Residential Flat (RF)
R-4 and R-4/D RF-1
R-4/DC RF-2
R-4/CAP RF-3
NEW ZONE RF-4
NEW ZONE RF-5
Subtitle F - Apartments (RA)
R-5-A RA-1
R-5-B RA-2
R-5-C RA-3
R-5-D RA-4
R-5-E RA-5
R-5-A/NO RA-6
R-5-B/CAP RA-7
R-5-B/DC RA-8
R-5-D/DC RA-9
R-5-E/DC RA-10

D Diplomatic Overlay
TSP Tree and Slope Protection Overlay
FH-TSP Forest Hills Tree and Slope Protection Overlay
NO Naval Observatory Overlay
WH Wesley Heights Overlay
SSH Sixteenth Street Heights Overlay
FB Foggy Bottom Overlay
CBUT Chain Bridge Road/University Terrace Overlay
DC Dupont Circle Overlay
CAP Capitol Interest Overlay


Mixed Use Zones
Subtitle G - Mixed Use (MU)
SP-1 MU-1
SP-2 MU-2
   
C-1 MU-3
C-2-A MU-4
C-2-B MU-5-A
C-2-B-1 MU-5-B
C-2-C MU-6
C-3-A MU-7
C-3-B MU-8
C-3-C MU-9
CR MU-10
   
W-0 MU-11
W-1 MU-12
W-2 MU-13
W-3 MU-14
   
SP-1/DC MU-15
SP-2/DC MU-16
C-2-A/DC MU-17
C-2-B/DC MU-18
C-2-C/DC MU-19
C-3-B/DC MU-20
C-3-C/DC MU-21
CR/DC MU-22
   
SP-2/CAP MU-23
C-2-A/CAP MU-24
C-2-A/CHC MU-25
C-2-A/CAP/CHC MU-26
   
C-2-A/NO MU-27
   
C-3-A/FT MU-28
CR/FT MU-29

NO Naval Observatory Overlay
DC Dupont Circle Overlay
CAP Capitol Interest Overlay
CHC Capitol Hill Commercial Overlay
FB Foggy Bottom Overlay


Neighborhood Commercial Zones
Subtitle H - Neighborhood Commercial (NC)
C-1/MW NC-1
   
C-2-A/TK NC-2
   
C-2-A/CP NC-3
   
C-2-A/WP NC-4
C-2-B/WP NC-5
   
C-3-A/ES NC-6
   
C-2-A/GA NC-7
C-3-A/GA NC-8
   
C-2-A/HS-H NC-9
C-2-B/HS-H NC-10
C-2-C/HS-H NC-11
C-3-A/HS-H NC-12
C-3-B/HS-H NC-13
C-2-A/HS-A NC-14
C-3-A/HS-A NC-15
C-2-A/HS-R NC-16
C-2-B/HS-R NC-17

MW Macomb-Wisconsin Neighborhodd Commercial Overlay
TK Takoma Neighborhood Commercial Overlay
CP Celeveland Park Neighborhood Commercial Overlay
WP Woodley Park Neighborhood Commercial Overlay
ES Eighth Street Southeast Neighborhood Commercial Overlay
GA Georgia Avenue Neighborhood Commercial Overlay
HS H Street Northeast Neighborhood Commercial Overlay


Downtown Zones
Subtitle I - Downtown (D)
DD/R-5-B RA-2
   
DD/R-5-E, DD/Chinatown/R-5-E D-1-R
   
SP-2 D-2
   
HR/C-3-C/TDR, C-3-C/Downtown East TDR D-3
   
C-3-C/non-TDR (exp. Downtown), HR/C-3-C/non-TDR, HR/SP-2 D-4
DD/C-2-C/HPA, DD/C-2-C/MVT/HPA D-4-R
   
CG/C-3-C/TDR, C-3-C/TDR other than Downtown East, DD/C-3-C/non HPA D-5
DD/C-3-C/HPA, DD/C-3-C/MVT/HPA D-5-R
   
C-4/non-HPA (exp. Downtown) D-6
DD/C-4/HPA D-6-R
   
DD/C-4/non HPA, DD/C-5 D-7
   
C-3-C/non TDR, Federal Property in Federal Triangle South D-8

DD Downtown Development Overlay
HR Hotel/Residential Incentive Overlay
TDR Transferable Development Rights
HPA Housing Priority Area


Production, Distribution, Repair Zones
Subtitle J - Production, Distribution, Repair (PDR) (Industrial)
CM-1, CM-1/LO PDR-1
CM-2 PDR-2
CM-3 PDR-3
M PDR-4
CM-1/CAP PDR-5
CM-1/FT PDR-6
M/FT PDR-7

LO Langdon Overlay
CAP Capitol Interest Overlay
FT Fort Totten Overlay


Special Purpose Zones
Subtitle K - Special Purpose Zones
SEFC/CR SEFC-1
SEFC/R-5-E SEFC-2
SEFC/R-5-D SEFC-3
SEFC/W-0 SEFC-4
   
USN USN
   
HE-1 through HE-4 HE-1 - HE-4
   
CG/R-5-E CG-1
CG/C-2-C CG-2
CG/C-3-C CG-3
CG/CR CG-4
CG/W-2 CG-5
CG/W-1 CG-6
CG/W-3 CG-7
   
StE-1 through StE-19 StE-1 through StE-19
   
C-2-A/ARTS ARTS-1
C-2-B/ARTS ARTS-2
C-3-A/ARTS ARTS-3
CR/ARTS ARTS-4
   
R-5-B/RC RC-1
C-2-A/RC RC-2
C-2-B/RC RC-3
WR-1 through WR-8 WR-1 through WR-8



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