Code of the District of Columbia

§ 50–2532.02. Penn Quarter/Chinatown Performance Parking Pilot Zone.

(a) The Penn Quarter/Chinatown Performance Parking Pilot Zone is designated as the area bounded by H Street, N.W., on the north, 11th Street, N.W., on the west, 3rd Street, N.W., on the east, and E Street, N.W., on the south, including both sides of these boundary streets.

(b) In addition to maintaining a sufficient number of parking control officers and traffic control officers in the existing performance parking pilot zones, the Mayor shall assign parking control and traffic control officers for implementation of the pilot program in the Penn Quarter/Chinatown Performance Parking Pilot Zone and for enhanced enforcement during peak-parking-demand hours.

(c) The Mayor shall set the initial performance parking pilot zone fee equal to the existing parking meter fee in that zone.

(d) Pursuant to § 50-2531(d)(1), the Mayor shall adjust curbside parking fees to achieve 10% to 20% availability of curbside parking spaces.

(e) Within the first 30 days of the implementation of the Penn Quarter/Chinatown Performance Parking Pilot Zone, the Mayor may issue warning citations for curbside parking violations related to the pilot program in the zone.


(Nov. 25, 2008, D.C. Law 17-279, § 3b; as added Oct. 22, 2015, D.C. Law 21-36, § 6002(b), 62 DCR 10905.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) addition of this section, see § 6002(b) of the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2015 (D.C. Act 21-127, July 27, 2015, 62 DCR 10201).