Code of the District of Columbia

§ 10–1102.01b. Legitimate theater sidewalk café authorization.

(a) The Mayor shall allow the use by a legitimate theater of public space abutting the legitimate theater as a sidewalk café; provided, that the applicant:

(1) Meets the administrative procedures for a sidewalk café as set forth in Chapter 3 of Title 24 of the District of Columbia Municipal Regulations (24 DCMR § 300 et seq.); and

(2) Obtains the necessary licenses and license endorsements required by the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board to sell, serve, or permit the consumption of alcoholic beverages in a sidewalk café pursuant to 25-113.01(c).

(b) For the purposes of this section, the term:

(1) "Legitimate theater" shall have the same meaning as in section 399.1 of Title 24 of the District of Columbia Municipal Regulations (24 DCMR § 399.1).

(2) "Sidewalk café" shall have the same meaning as in section 399.1 of Title 24 of the District of Columbia Municipal Regulations (24 DCMR § 399.1).


(Oct. 17, 1968, 82 Stat. 1156, Pub. L. 90-596, title II, § 201b; as added May 6, 2020, D.C. Law 23-88, § 2, 67 DCR 3516.)