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The DC Code: § 9-401.04 Assessments for sidewalks and curbing.

Index9 Transportation Systems. (Refs & Annos)

When new sidewalks, alleys, or curbing are required to be laid on streets being improved, no cost shall be assessed against abutting property.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 7-607. 1973 Ed., § 7-606. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 14-136 rewrote the section which had read as follows: "When new sidewalks or curbing are required to be laid on streets being improved, one-half the total cost shall be assessed against abutting property, in like manner and under the law governing in the case of assessment and permit work; provided, that abutting property shall not be liable to such assessment when sidewalk and curbing have been laid by the District authorities in front of the same under the assessment and permit system within 2 years prior to such assessment." Legislative History of Laws Law 14-136, the "Sidewalk and Curbing Assessment Amendment Act of 2002", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 14-279, which was referred to the Committee on Finance and Revenue. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on ,February 5, 2002, and March 5, 2002, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on 25, 2002, it was assigned Act No. 14-312 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 14-136 became effective on May 21, 2002. DC CODE § 9-401.04 Current through December 11, 2012


(Aug. 7, 1894, 28 Stat. 250, ch. 232; May 21, 2002, D.C. Law 14-136, § 2, 49 DCR 3441.)