Code of the District of Columbia

§ 10–801.01. Definitions.

For the purposes of this subchapter, the term:

(1) "Green space" means an area of grass, trees, or other vegetation that is located on real property and accessible to the public.

(2) "Real property" means land titled in the name of the District or in which the District has a controlling interest and includes all structures of a permanent character erected thereon or affixed thereto, any natural resources located thereon or thereunder, all riparian rights attached thereto, or any air space located above or below the property or any street or alley under the jurisdiction of the Mayor.


(Aug. 5, 1939, 53 Stat. 1211, c. 449, § 1a; as added Mar. 15, 1990, D.C. Law 8-96, § 2, 37 DCR 795; Mar. 13, 2004, D.C. Law 15-105, § 53(a), 51 DCR 881; Mar. 16, 2021, D.C. Law 23-232, § 2(b), 68 DCR 001126.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 9-401.1.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 6-1451.01 and § 39-107a.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 15-105 validated a previously made technical correction.