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Zoning

Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under Zoning, from most recent to least.

First-Timer Primer: Zoning and Your Planned Rowhouse Addition

First-Timer Primer: Zoning and Your Planned Rowhouse Addition

Lark Turner | April 28th 2021 | 5 Comments

Before deciding to build an addition to your rowhouse, find out whether you'll need to get a zoning exception or variance. ... read »

From 60 to 72 Condos: Georgetown West Heating Plant Development Grows in Size

From 60 to 72 Condos: Georgetown West Heating Plant Development Grows in Size

Nena Perry-Brown | January 14th 2021

The project has added 10 units since its last milestone approval in 2019. ... read »

Montgomery County Bill Would Require Racial Impact Statements for Zoning Amendments

Montgomery County Bill Would Require Racial Impact Statements for Zoning Amendments

Nena Perry-Brown | September 30th 2020

As Montgomery County continues efforts to implement a racial equity lens in its planning process, a new bill sharpens the focus on zoning. ... read »

“Excessive” Regulation Causes 80% Home Price Premium in the DC Area, Per Trump Administration

“Excessive” Regulation Causes 80% Home Price Premium in the DC Area, Per Trump Administration

Nena Perry-Brown | February 28th 2020

A new report states that housing is unaffordable in 11 metro areas — including DC — for one reason. ... read »

How Missing Middle Housing Can be Inserted in DC’s Zones

How Missing Middle Housing Can be Inserted in DC’s Zones

Nena Perry-Brown | February 26th 2020

A local architecture firm is lending additional perspective into how missing middle housing can be infilled with the city's existing zoning. ... read »

A Case for Commercial at DC’s Self-Storage Facilities

A Case for Commercial at DC’s Self-Storage Facilities

Nena Perry-Brown | January 21st 2020

A proposed zoning text amendment would require new self-storage facilities in DC's PDR zones to activate the ground floor. ... read »

Expanded Inclusionary Zoning Program Could Include Areas of Flexibility

Expanded Inclusionary Zoning Program Could Include Areas of Flexibility

Nena Perry-Brown | January 7th 2020

The Zoning Commission is expected to set down the proposed IZ expansion for a public hearing. ... read »

DC Agency May Restrict Construction in Areas That May Eventually Be Underwater

DC Agency May Restrict Construction in Areas That May Eventually Be Underwater

Nena Perry-Brown | January 6th 2020

The Department of Energy and Environment is considering changes to the floodplain regulations which would restrict construction in areas expected to... read »

Amid Comp Plan Conversation, DC Hosts Forum on History of Disparate Housing Distribution

Amid Comp Plan Conversation, DC Hosts Forum on History of Disparate Housing Distribution

Nena Perry-Brown | December 9th 2019

Held immediately after an open house on the Comprehensive Plan, the forum seems to be the city's first attempt to educate Ward 3 residents on the... read »

Could Carver Langston Get DC’s First RF-4 Zone?

Could Carver Langston Get DC’s First RF-4 Zone?

Nena Perry-Brown | November 13th 2019

This zone identification is aimed at maintaining the appearance of an area's existing housing stock.  ... read »

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