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Schedule of Heights of Building Amendment Act of 1997, Bill 12-170

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Councilmember Jack Evans



Councilmember Jack Evans introduced the follow ing bill. which was referred to the Committee on ______________

To amend Paragraph 14 of the Schedule of Heights of Buildings Adjacent to Public Buildings

BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. That this act may be cited as the "Schedule of Heights of Buildings Amendment Act of 1997".

Sec 2. Paragraph 14 of the Schedule of Heights of Buildings Adjacent to Public Buildings, as adopted by the Commissioners of the District of Columbia. in conformity with the Act of Congress of June 1, 1910, and the amendments of December 30, 1910, and May 20, 1912 (issued by the Zoning Commission of the District of Columbia in Appendix G of the District of Columbia Zoning Regulation, effective May 12, 1958) is amended by adding the following sentences at the end of the paragraph.

"This restriction shall not apply to any structure that is set back from the 14th Street property line to a line that is continuous with the facade of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing Annex building located along 14th Street. S.W., between C and D Streets. S.W. The height of a structure described in the preceding sentence shall be established in accordance with the requirements of the Zoning Regulations of the District of Columbia, as amended.".

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect following approval by the Mayor (or in the event of veto by the Mayor, action by the Council of the District of Columbia to override the veto), approval by the Financial Responsibility and Management Assistance Authority as provided in section 203(a) of the District of Columbia Financial Responsibility and Management Authority Act of 1995, approved April 17, 1995 (109 Stat. 116: D.C. Code § 47-392.3(c)). and a 60-day period of Congressional review as provided in section 602(c)(2) of the District of Columbia Self-Government and Governmental Reorganization Act. approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 813; D.C. Code §1-233(c)(2)). and publication in the District of Columbia Register.

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