After Month of Hearings, D.C. Still Not Ready to Vote on Zoning Rewrite

After five years of work, D.C.'s Zoning Commission is not quite ready to consider changes to the city's 55-year-old zoning code. Additional public hearings have been scheduled after some groups asked for additional outreach.
December 11, 2013, 12pm PST | Jonathan Nettler | @nettsj
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"The D.C. Zoning Commission announced Monday evening it will hold another set of hearings on the contentious zoning overhaul early next year and will not proceed with deliberations and final votes on the various proposals until March at the soonest," reports Mike Debonis.

"The new hearings come after a series of hearings already held in November on the nearly thousand pages [PDF] of proposed new regulations. Those who have already testified before the commission will not be allowed to testify again, Commission Chairman Anthony Hood said Monday."

“'We want to make sure we cover as much of the city and get to as many people in the city as possible,' Hood said, adding that he and his colleagues want to 'hear from people we haven’t heard from.'”

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Published on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 in The Washington Post
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