Code of the District of Columbia

Subchapter V. Curbside Loading Zones.


§ 50–2651. Curb loading zone management program.

(a) The Mayor shall establish a curb loading zone management program (“program”). The purpose of the program is to increase availability and efficiency of curb loading zones and reduce double parking by loading vehicles. The Mayor shall submit rules for this program to the Council pursuant to § 50-2652. The program rules may include:

(1) Establishing loading zone meter fees;

(2) Determining minimum curb loading zone space requirements;

(3) Providing for enhanced enforcement, which may include the following:

(A) Increased fines for violations;

(B) Dedicated enforcement personnel;

(C) Improved signage; and

(D) Automated enforcement;

(4) Determining eligibility for use of curb loading zones;

(5) Providing for electronic payment cards; and

(6) Establishing requirements for monitoring loading zone performance and for adjusting meter rates, loading zone space requirements, and enforcement to improve performance.

(a-1) Not Funded.

(b) The Mayor shall consult with business organizations, residents, and other appropriate stakeholders in developing the curb loading zone management program.


(Oct. 22, 2009, D.C. Law 18-66, § 2, 56 DCR 6608; Dec. 23, 2020, D.C. Law 23-158, § 12(a), 67 DCR 13057.)

Applicability

Applicability of D.C. Law 23-158: § 14 of D.C. Law 23-158 provided that the change made to this section by § 12(a) of D.C. Law 23-158 is subject to the inclusion of the law’s fiscal effect in an approved budget and financial plan. Therefore that amendment has not been implemented.


§ 50–2652. Rules.

(a) Within 120 days of October 22, 2009, the Mayor, pursuant to subchapter I of Chapter 5 of Title 2 [§ 2-501 et seq.], shall issue rules to implement the provisions of this subchapter.

(b) The proposed rules shall be submitted to the Council for a 30-day period of review, excluding Saturdays, Sundays, legal holidays, and days of Council recess. If the Council does not approve or disapprove the proposed rules, in whole or in part, by resolution within this 30-day review period, the proposed rules shall be deemed approved.


(Oct. 22, 2009, D.C. Law 18-66, § 3, 56 DCR 6608; Dec. 23, 2020, D.C. Law 23-158, § 12(b), 67 DCR 13057.)

Section References

This section is referenced in § 50-2651.

Applicability

Applicability of D.C. Law 23-158: § 14 of D.C. Law 23-158 provided that the change made to this section by § 12(b) of D.C. Law 23-158 is subject to the inclusion of the law’s fiscal effect in an approved budget and financial plan. Therefore that amendment has not been implemented.

Delegation of Authority

Delegation of Rulemaking Authority under the Commercial Curbside Loading Zone Implementation Act of 2009, see Mayor’s Order 2010-63, April 23, 2010 ( 57 DCR 3511).