District of Columbia Government Websites

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The Official Website of the District of Columbia features general information about living and working in DC and about city services, licenses and permits, tax services and business resources. It also provides on-line forms for applying for many city services and several searchable databases related to zoning and property. It includes:

The Office of Tax and Revenue’s Real Property Tax Database, a component of the District Government’s website, offers online access to real property information formerly available only through manual searches and at DC public libraries. You can obtain property value, assessment roll, and other information for more than 160,000 parcels from this website.

The Office of Zoning site has basic information on the office of zoning, a zoning map of the District of Columbia, zoning regulations, information on the Zoning Commission and the Board of Zoning Adjustment and application forms for various services.

Advisory Neighborhood Commissions, composed of residents of DC’s various neighborhoods, consider a wide range of policies and programs affecting their neighborhoods, including traffic, parking, recreation, street improvements, liquor licenses, zoning, economic development, police protection, sanitation and trash collection.

The Washington, DC City Council site introduces the Council members and its organization and gives information about issues before the Council and legislation that has been introduced and guidelines for appearing at public hearings. It also includes an online source for the District of Columbia official code.

The DC Department of Energy & Environment is the District’s resource for energy efficiency and renewable energy programs, products and services. DOEE develops energy-related policies and plans, and coordinates and facilitates the overall effort of the District Government to achieve reliable, clean and affordable energy.

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