In observance of the Independence Day holiday, DCRA will be closed and no construction will be allowed on Monday, July 4, 2022 without an after-hours permit. You may report illegal construction by submitting an Illegal Construction Inspection Request Form during normal business hours or calling 311.

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Petition to Amend, Change or Add to Construction Codes

Any person or group may submit a petition to the Construction Codes Coordinating Board (CCCB) to amend the DC Construction Codes (Title 12 of the DCMR).

The CCCB may refer a code change petition to one of the Technical Advisory Groups (TAGs) for review and comment.

Procedure for submittal of proposed Construction Codes amendments:

  1. All proposed amendments shall be submitted in writing to the CCCB, on the form provided by the CCCB.
  2. The CCCB may refer a proposed amendment to a Technical Advisory Group (TAG) for review and comment prior to CCCB action.
  3. The CCCB shall deal with all proposed amendments within the time frames required by bylaws and all other established deadlines.

A copy of the code change proposal form is available here.   Please complete the code change proposal form and submit it, along with any additional documentation to:

Chairperson Danielle Gurkin
Construction Codes Coordinating Board
[email protected].

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