Comprehensive Plan Comments 2017

Posted on June 14, 2017

CHRS proposes amendments to the Comprehensive Plan

The Comprehensive Plan, the city’s most important land-use law, is amended every 10 years, and 2017 is the start of the amendment cycle.  The Comprehensive Plan guides growth and change in the District. Zoning changes and development decisions are required to be consistent with the plan. The DC Office of Planning develops the Plan and the Council approves the plan. CHRS has proposed several amendments to protect Capitol Hill.
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Emerald Street NE Historic District

Posted on May 26, 2017

Residents of Emerald Street, NE (13th/14th/E/F streets)  sought a historic district to protect their street. ANC 6A sponsored the application, which CHRS supported. Read more »

Terrace Court Walking Tour

Posted on May 15, 2017

A walking tour of Terrace Court NE was included in the 2017 House and Garden Tour.  The court is inside the block bounded by 2nd, 3rd, A and East Capitol Streets NE and includes eight alley dwellings constructed in 1889. Terrace Ct Handout

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