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Permit Description

Special signs are authorized by the District of Columbia Council for specific locations. (32 total locations authorized). A permit is needed for copy changes and changing locations.

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Permit Description

A swimming pool permit is needed for the construction of and modification to a swimming pool. Separate permits may needed for the installation of water systems.

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A Technical Advisory Group (TAG) is a subcommittee of the Construction Codes Coordinating Board (CCCB) that assists the CCCB in evaluating changes, additions or deletions to the ICC Codes and the National Electrical Code adopted by the District of Columbia.

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A Technical Advisory Group (TAG) is a subcommittee of the Construction Codes Coordinating Board (CCCB) that assists the CCCB in evaluating changes, additions or deletions to the ICC Codes and the National Electrical Code adopted by the District of Columbia.

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Permit Description

The work necessary to finish the interior layout of space previously permitted under the construction codes (base building permit). Includes first occupancy of space.

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Permit Description

A structure, enclosure or shelter constructed of fabric or pliable material. Often used for temporary purposes and special events.

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Permit Description

To erect a tower crane. Other permits may be needed such as a DDOT permit for locations that involve public space.

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Permit Description

Used for the collection of underground water storage. Separate reviews are required from the District Department and Energy and the Environment (DOEE).

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Register Your Vacant Building
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A Vending Business License is required for goods and services sold exclusively from a public space and that are for the immediate delivery to the customer upon purchase (i.e. food trucks, hot dog carts, sidewalk merchandise vendors, ice cream trucks, etc.).

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In order to operate legally in the District of Columbia, all businesses must be licensed. Whether or not a Basic Business License is required depends upon the business activity conducted in the District. This website allows you to check if a business entity has active license(s).

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The following steps need to be completed before submitting a Basic Business License (BBL) application.

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