• Current through October 23, 2012

The Mayor may waive or reduce any permit fee, except for the application fee, to occupy or otherwise use public space, public rights of way, or public structures for a project that:

(1) Is conducted by a Business Improvement District or Community Improvement District established pursuant to subchapter VIII of Chapter 12 of Title 2;

(2) In the Mayor's determination, serves a public benefit;

(3) Does not impose costs on the District government; and

(4) Does not involve commercial sponsorship.

(Apr. 9, 1997, D.C. Law 11-198, § 603a, as added Dec. 2, 2011, D.C. Law 19-48, § 2, 58 DCR 8943.)


Emergency Act Amendments

For temporary (90 day) addition of section, see § 2 of Public Space Permit Fee Waiver Emergency Amendment Act of 2011 (D.C. Act 19-163, October 11, 2011, 58 DCR 8892).

Legislative History of Laws

Law 19-48, the "Public Space Permit Fee Waiver Amendment Act of 2011", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 19-223, which was referred to the Committee on Environment, Public Works and Transportation. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on July 12, 2011, and September 20, 2011, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on October 27, 2011, it was assigned Act No. 19-178 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 19- 48 became effective on December 2, 2011.