Code of the District of Columbia

§ 9–632. Block party application and requirements.

(a) The Department shall create a block party application and make it available for in-person pickup and through a Transportation Online Permitting System.

(b)(1) A District resident, 21 years or older, may submit a block party application and request a street closing for the purpose of holding a block party. The street closure shall:

(A) Not be greater than one block;

(B) Not last longer than 12 hours; and

(C) End by 10 p.m.

(2) All activity for a block party shall conclude by 10 p.m.

(c) The block party application shall:

(1) Be completed on the form provided by the Department;

(2) Identify the street name and cross streets of the block to be closed; and

(3) Include a list of at least 51% of the residents, owners, or businesses abutting the section of the street requested to be closed who have consented to the block party.

(d) The applicant shall submit a completed block party application to the Department either online or in person.


(Oct. 23, 2012, D.C. Law 19-190, § 3, 59 DCR 10163.)