- The Mayor shall provide notice to affected parties, the affected Advisory Neighborhood Commissions, and the Councilmembers of the affected Wards, prior to designing and constructing new sidewalks. At a minimum, this notice shall include:
- A statement of intent to design and construct a new sidewalk no less than 60 days before construction is scheduled, including a 30-day period for public comment on the proposed design;
- A statement of how affected parties can comment on the proposed sidewalk, including a statement on how Advisory Neighborhood Commissions can submit resolutions on the potential impact of the proposed sidewalk; and
- A construction schedule.
- The Mayor shall maintain for public review comments from affected parties received pursuant to subsection (a)(2) of this section and responses thereto.
- The Mayor shall design sidewalks in a manner that preserves the health of existing trees wherever possible.
- The recommendations of the affected Advisory Neighborhood Commission shall be given great weight, as that term is described in § 1-309.10(d)(3)(A).
- Whenever feasible, the Mayor shall consider pervious materials for the design and installation of sidewalks.
- For the purposes of this subchapter, the term "affected parties" means residents with property abutting the road segment under consideration.
Historical and Statutory
Legislative History of Laws
For Law 18-227, see notes following § 9-425.01.
DC CODE § 9-425.02
Current through December 11, 2012
(Sept. 24, 2010, D.C. Law 18-227, § 3, 57 DCR 6923.)