Flood Zone Building Permits (District of Columbia)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Place||District of Columbia|
|Applies to Municipality||District of Columbia|
|Name||Flood Zone Building Permits (District of Columbia)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Environmental Regulations|
|Affected Technologies||Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Wind energy|
|Program Administrator||District Department of the Environment|
Building permits are required for new construction and development in the Special Flood Hazard Areas (SFHA). All development projects in SFHA must comply with Title 12 DCMR and Title 20 DCMR Chapter 31. The reviewing agencies review building permit applications and approve permits in accordance with the Floodplain Review Flowchart. Approval from all agencies must be obtained before a building permit can be issued by DCRA.
|Department||District Department of the Environment|
|Address||1200 First Street NE|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||32 DCR 6547|