Zoning Revision
Library-Janney PPP
Other Issues

The zoning regulations for the District of Columbia are being rewritten.  The Office of Planning is recommending some sweeping changes.  Members of Friendship Neighborhood Association have been active participants in several working groups sponsored by the Office of Planning and have testified before the Zoning Commission on several of the proposals.

This is a fast-moving process, and the proposals require careful review to fully understand how they will affect the District and our neighborhoods.  If you are interested in working with us in reviewing the proposals or have any questions about the process, the Office of Planning’s proposals or the testimony FNA has submitted, please contact us at info@fnadc.org.

More information is also available on web-sites of the Office of Planning and the Zoning Commission.

Friendship Neighborhood Association Testimony and Comments

Zoning Commission Roundtable

Roundtable Testimony: FNA Testimony, Zoning Commission Roundtable, July 12, 2007

Parking:  Zoning Commission Case 08-06-2

Hearing Tesimony (pdf):  Zoning Commission:  FNA Hearing Testimony:  July 31, 2008

Written Testimony (pdf):  Zoning Commission:  FNA Written Testimony:  July 28, 2008

Attachment (pdf):  Attachment to July 28 Written Testimony: “Comments on Draft Vehicle Parking Chapter, Marilyn J. Simon, April 15, 2008”

Attachment (pdf):  Attachment to July 28 Written Testimony:  “Response to CSG Response to C100 Comments”

Map:  Parking Spillover Analysis

Written Comments (pdf):  Zoning Commission:  FNA Written Comments on Performance Parking, August 27, 2008

Written Comments (pdf):  Zoning Commission:  FNA Written Comments on Best Practices:  August 27, 2008

Attachment to August 27 Written Comments:  Excerpts from Off-Street Parking Requirements:  San Francisco; Portland, Oregon; Coral Gables, Florida; Olympia, Washington; Spokane Washington; and Fort Pierce, Florida

Loading:  Zoning Commission Case 08-06-3

Zoning Commission:  FNA Written Comments:  October 9, 2008 (pdf)

Commercial Zones: Mapping and Use Principles:  Zoning Commission Case 08-06-5

Zoning Commission:  FNA Testimony:  October 23, 2008 (pdf)

Campus/Institutional:  Zoning Commission Case 08-06-7

Zoning Commission:  FNA Written Comments:  December 27, 2008 (pdf)

Testimony to DC Council, February 26, 2009  Agency Performance Oversight Hearing for Office of Planning

DC Council:  FNA Testimony February 26, 2009 (pdf)

Low and Moderate Density Residential:  Zoning Commission Case 08-06-8

Zoning Commssion:  FNA Testimony  April 9, 2009 (pdf)

Sustainability:  Zoning Commission Case 08-06-9

Zoning Commission:  FNA Testimony  May 21, 2009 (pdf)

Medium and High Density Residential Zones:  Zoning Commission, 08-06-14

Hearing Testimony (pdf):  Zoning Commission:  FNA Testimony:  December 9, 2010

Parking Text:  Zoning Commission Case 08-06
Zoning Commission: 
Text of Chapters B-15, B-16 and B-17

Hearing Testimony (pdf):  ZC:  FNA Hearing Testimony:  November 15, 2010

Letter to Zoning Commission (pdf):  FNA Letter, B-15, Parking, December 18, 2010

Zoning Commission:  Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Chapters B-15, B-16 and B-17

Comments of FNA (pdf):  Notice of Proposed Rulemaking March 11, 2011