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The DC Code: § 6-641.15 Federal public buildings excepted from this subchapter.

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

The provisions of this subchapter shall not apply to federal public buildings; provided, however, that, in order to ensure the orderly development of the national capital, the location, height, bulk, number of stories, and size of federal public buildings in the District of Columbia and the provision for open space in and around the same will be subject to the approval of the National Capital Planning Commission.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 5-432. 1973 Ed., § 5-428. Transfer of Functions "National Capital Planning Commission" was substituted for "National Capital Park and Planning Commission" in the proviso in this section in view of the Act of June 6, 1924, ch. 270, § 9, as added by the Act of July 19, 1952, 66 Stat. 790, ch. 949, § 1, which transferred the functions, powers, and duties of the National Capital Park and Planning Commission to the National Capital Planning Commission. Miscellaneous Notes This subchapter and subchapter V do not apply to buildings constructed on property transferred or conveyed pursuant to the Act of October 8, 1968, 82 Stat. 958, Pub. L. 90-553, as amended by the Act of May 25, 1982, 96 Stat. 101, Pub. L. 97-186. DC CODE § 6-641.15 Current through December 11, 2012


(June 20, 1938, 52 Stat. 802, ch. 534, § 16.)