In these tough economic times, we know that every dollar you spend is precious. The Government of the District of Columbia wants to be sure you are getting exactly what you pay for. Here residents and visitors of the District can get consumer protection information, research businesses, file a complaint, as well as find links to other helpful offices and information.
News & Alerts
File a Complaint about a Business
Report An Unlicensed Rental
File or Track a Complaint with Professional Licensing
Whether buying a home or hiring a home improvement contractor, it is important to help ensure consumers work with licensed professionals, to prevent fraud or poor workmanship. Please remember, a contractor having a professional license does not guarantee that the contractor will be punctual, courteous or industrious. Do your research when choosing a licensed professional. Request references and check their online reviews.
File a Complaint with Weights & Measures
File a Zoning Complaint
The Office of the Zoning Administrator (OZA) enforces the provisions of the D.C. Zoning Ordinances (“zoning regulations”). If you have a complaint please Submit a Zoning Complaint Online . If you have any questions please contact OZA at (202) 442-4576.