40 U.S. Code § 8724 - Zoning regulations and maps

§ 8724.
Zoning regulations and maps
(a)Amendments of Zoning Regulations and Maps.—
The National Capital Planning Commission may make a report and recommendation to the Zoning Commission of the District of Columbia, as provided in section 5 of the Act of June 20, 1938 (ch. 534, 52 Stat. 798), on the relation, conformity, or consistency of proposed amendments of the zoning regulations and maps with the comprehensive plan for the National Capital. The Planning Commission may also submit to the Zoning Commission proposed amendments or general revisions to the zoning regulations or the zoning map for the District of Columbia.
(b)Additional Report by Planning Commission.—
When requested by an authorized representative of the Planning Commission, the Zoning Commission may recess for a reasonable period of time any public hearing it is holding to consider a proposed amendment to the zoning regulations or map so that the Planning Commission may have an opportunity to present to the Zoning Commission an additional report on the proposed amendment.
(c) Zoning Committee of National Capital Planning Commission.—
(1)Establishment and composition.—
There is a Zoning Committee of the National Capital Planning Commission. The Committee consists of at least three members of the Planning Commission the Planning Commission designates for that purpose. The number of members serving on the Committee may vary.
(2)Duties.—The Committee shall carry out the functions vested in the Planning Commission under this section and section 8725 of this title
to the extent the Planning Commission decides; and
when requested by the Zoning Commission and approved by the Planning Commission.

Historical and Revision Notes



Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)



June 6, 1924, ch. 270, § 8(a)–(c), as added July 19, 1952, ch. 949, § 1, 66 Stat. 790; Pub. L. 93–198, title II, § 203(g), Dec. 24, 1973, 87 Stat. 783.





In subsection (a), the words “Act of June 20, 1938” are substituted for “Act of March 1, 1920” to correct an error in the law.

In subsection (b), the words “properly”, “at its discretion”, and “or its representative” are omitted as unnecessary.

In subsection (c)(1), the words “from time to time” are omitted as unnecessary.

References in Text

Section 5 of the Act of June 20, 1938, referred to in subsec. (a), is section 5 of act June 20, 1938, ch. 534, 52 Stat. 798, which is not classified to the Code.


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