Washington, DC Reformed Its Zoning Code; Now Time To Ditch The Height Limits

[Originally published by Forbes]

 

This January, after substantial review, Washington, DC overhauled its longtime zoning code. While much of the code’s old laws remain, the changes will minimize certain regulations that have long stifled genuine urbanism in the nation’s capital. But these changes pale in comparison to one remaining external regulation. It is the federal law that limits building heights to 110 feet…[read the rest at Forbes]