The Planning Department manages the City's long range plans and develops ordinances and policies that implement these plans, and manages land development applications. Our mission is to shape the physical development of the City. We work closely with land developers and builders to ensure careful and thoughtful compliance with all City codes, policies and ordinances. In doing so, we help to establish safe and attractive residential neighborhoods and businesses.
A new mobility task force report looks to guide the city toward a more multimodal transportation system that addresses accessibility and congestion.
The city says the increased fees that many people are seeing reflect a more equitable billing system, but residents argue the charges are unfair.
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Planners in multiple decades have sought to dedicate center lanes of K Street in downtown Washington, D.C. to high-capacity transit. The mayor recently offered a strong show of support.