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The DC Code: § 6-502 Review of subdivision and other new development proposals.

Index6 Housing and Building Restrictions and Regulations. (Refs & Annos)

The Mayor shall review subdivision proposals and other proposed new developments to assure that:

All such proposals are consistent with the need to minimize flood damage;
All public utilities and facilities, such as sewer, gas, electrical, and water systems are located, elevated, and constructed to minimize or eliminate flood damage; and
Adequate drainage is provided so as to reduce exposure to flood hazards.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 5-302. 1973 Ed., § 5-1102. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 1-64, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 6-501. DC CODE § 6-502 Current through December 11, 2012


(May 26, 1976, D.C. Law 1-64, § 3, 22 DCR 7146.)