Capitol Hill Restoration Society

Comprehensive Plan Testimony

Posted on March 21st, 2018 by Elizabeth Nelson

At the March 20, 2018 City Council,  273 individuals and organizations were signed up to present testimony. Among them were CHRS Board Members Beth Purcell (Testifying on behalf of the organization) and Monte Edwards (Testifying on his own behalf) both in opposition to the proposed Framework Element of the Comprehensive Plan.  Testimony of CHRS member Meg Maguire.

Below you will find illustrations from Monte’s presentation regarding the effect of the revisions on height restrictions in row house neighborhoods.

Row house neighborhood under current regs

Row house neighborhood with increased height limits under revised Framework Element