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Zoning Changes Could Allow More Restaurants and Bars in D.C. Neighborhoods

Zoning can limit more than just multi-family housing.

May 21, 2023 - WAMU

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D.C. Comprehensive Plan Amendments Approved

New amendments to the D.C. Comprehensive Plan set goals for new housing development and fewer cars on the road.

May 20, 2021 - Greater Greater Washington

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D.C. Comprehensive Plan Update Needs Equity Improvements, Report Says

The new D.C. Office of Equity has produced an evaluation of proposed changes to the D.C. Comprehensive Plan.

April 22, 2021 - DCist

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Comprehensive Plan Update Stokes Controversy in D.C.

Complex political dynamics are mustering for a showdown over D.C.'s comprehensive plan.

March 3, 2021 - The Washington Post

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D.C. Comp Plan Update Includes 'Gentle Density' in Single-Family Residential Neighborhoods

A lot of long-term planning is underway in Washington, D.C.

April 29, 2020 - Urban Turf


Latest from D.C. Comprehensive Plan Framework Update

The District of Columbia has been working for more than a year to update the D.C. Comprehensive Plan Framework Element. A new draft was recently released to the public, with a vote coming potentially very soon.

October 6, 2019 - Greater Greater Washington

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D.C. Updating its Comprehensive Plan Framework

The D.C. Office of Planning has been updating its Comprehensive Plan since 2016. Next up is the very first chapter of the comp plan.

July 8, 2019 - Greater Greater Washington

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