Brochures describing provisions of the District of Columbia Energy Conservation Code
According to the DCMR Title 12 District of Columbia Building Code Supplement, Section 3307A, when a property owner plans to perform underpinning work, the property owner must inform the owners of adjacent buildings via certified notification letters.
Beginning December 22, 2008, anyone paid to renovate residential housing or child-occupied facilities (such as daycare centers) built before 1978 must provide a new EPA pamphlet, entitled Renovate Right, to the owners and occupants.
To add, replace, remodel or repair fuel-burning or unfired pressure vessel equipment such as furnaces or boilers, you must apply for a boiler permit. There are three different types: be sure to choose the one that applies to your project.
Variances/Modifications are considered when there are practical difficulties and undue economic hardship involved in meeting a construction code requirement.
How to Change or Create New Address in the District of Columbia.
All construction projects that include installation of fire hydrants on private property are required to obtain a building permit from the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs.
In order to raze a building, the property owner or contractor must first get a raze permit in order to disconnect utilities and gain further regulatory approvals.
District residents and contractors do need a permit for most roof repairs, removals and replacements.
These permits are required to install supplemental systems in buildings, per § 105.1.13 of the DC Municipal Regulations (DCMR). Only licensed DC contractors for each specific trade may apply for these permits. You may be required to complete a building permit for the supplemental permit.
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