Code of the District of Columbia

§ 2–1217.73. Retail Priority Areas.

(a)(1) The Mayor shall identify areas within the District where:

(A) There exist barriers to entry that impede Retail Development Projects; and

(B) The proceeds of Bonds may be used to eliminate these barriers to entry and promote Retail Development Projects.

(2)(A) The Mayor may designate additional Retail Priority Areas by submitting to the Council for a 45-day period of review, excluding weekends, holidays, and periods of Council recess, a proposed resolution, which:

(i) Designates one or more Retail Priority Areas;

(ii) States the maximum aggregate principal amount of Bonds that may be issued with respect to each Retail Priority Area; and

(iii) States the latest date by which the Bonds may be issued with respect to each Retail Priority Area.

(B) In addition to the resolution, the Mayor shall submit to the Council information supporting the Mayor’s determinations concerning the use of TIF to promote retail development in each Retail Priority Area, including findings of the CFO that the proposed Retail Priority Area is not inconsistent with the financial plan and budget for the fiscal year of the District and does not exceed the limitations set forth in § 2-1217.72(a).

(C) If the Council does not approve or disapprove the proposed resolution within the 45-day period of review, excluding weekends, holidays, and periods of Council recess, the proposed resolution shall be deemed approved.

(b) In addition to Retail Priority Areas that may be approved pursuant to subsection (a) of this section:

(1) The Downtown Retail Priority Area is designated as a Retail Priority Area;

(2) The issuance of Bonds with respect to the Downtown Retail Priority Area, not to exceed the aggregate principal amount of $25 million, is approved;

(3) The latest date for the issuance of such Bonds is September 30, 2015; and

(4) The base year for the calculation of Available Sales Tax Revenues shall be the fiscal year beginning October 1, 2002 and the base year for the calculation of Available Real Property Tax Revenues shall be the fiscal year beginning October 1, 2003.

(b-1) The maximum aggregate principal amount of bonds that may be issued with respect to the Pennsylvania Avenue, S.E., Retail Priority Area, approved by the Council in section 3(6) of the Great Streets Neighborhood Retail Priority Areas Approval Resolution of 2007, effective July 10, 2007 (Res. 17-257; 54 DCR 7194), is increased from $10 million to $15 million.

(c) The Mayor shall prepare and deliver an annual report to the Council each year on January 1st through the year ending September 30, 2015. The annual report shall contain a listing and description of each Retail Development Project approved as a TIF Area pursuant to this subchapter. Each listing shall contain specific information about the nature of the Retail Development Project, the use of the proceeds of the Bonds, the projected Tax Increment Revenues attributable to each listed TIF Area, and any other information the Council may request regarding such TIF Areas.

(d) If the Mayor determines that a Retail Priority Area is no longer necessary, the Mayor may abolish the Retail Priority Area; provided, that if any Bonds are outstanding with respect to any TIF Area therein, the Mayor shall take no action to abolish the Retail Priority Area or that otherwise will adversely affect the security of the holders of the Bonds.

(e) Repealed.

(f) There is established the Rhode Island Avenue, N.E., Retail Priority Area, which shall consist of the parcels, squares, and lots within or abutting the boundary of the following area: Beginning at the intersection of Fourth Street, N.E., and Franklin Street, N.E.; continuing on Franklin Street, N.E., to 8th Street, N.E.; thence north on Edgewood Street, N.E., continuing east on Monroe Street, N.E., to10th Street, N.E.; thence north on 10th Street, N.E.; thence east on Otis Street, N.E.; continuing south along 12th Street, N.E., to Franklin Street, N.E. thence east on Franklin Street NE to 15th Street, N.E.; thence north on 15th Street, N.E., to Girard Street, N.E.; thence east on Girard Street, N.E., to 17th Street, N.E.; thence north on 17th Street, N.E., to Brentwood Road, N.E.; thence northeast on Brentwood Road N.E., to 18th Street, N.E.; thence north on 18th Street, N.E., to Irving Street, N.E.; thence east on Irving Street, N.E., to Rhode Island Avenue, N.E.; thence north along the western boundary of the property at the northeast corner of 20th Street, N.E., and Rhode Island Avenue, N.E., to its northwest corner; thence northeast along the rear boundaries of all properties with frontage along the north side of Rhode Island Avenue, N.E., to the northeast corner of the property at the northwest corner of Rhode Island Avenue, N.E., and Eastern Avenue, N.E.; thence southeast along the eastern boundary of property at the corner of Rhode Island Avenue, N.E., and Eastern Avenue, N.E., to its southeast corner; thence continuing southeast to the southeast corner of the property at the southwest corner of Rhode Island Avenue, N.E., and Eastern Avenue, N.E.; thence southwest along the rear boundaries of all properties with frontage along the south side of Rhode Island Avenue, N.E., to Montana Avenue, N.E.; thence southeast along Montana Avenue, N.E., to Downing Street, N.E.; thence southwest along Downing Street, N.E., to Bryant Street, N.E.; thence west along Bryant Street, N.E., to 13th Street, N.E.; thence southeast along 13th Street, N.E., to its end at W Street, N.E.; thence west along a line extending W Street, N.E., west to the continuation of W Street, N.E., and continuing west along W Street, N.E., to Brentwood Road, N.E.; thence southwest along Brentwood Road, N.E., to its end at T Street, N.E.; thence southwest to the intersection of a line extending Fourth Street, N.E., south and a line extending R Street, N.E., east; thence north along line extending Fourth Street, N.E., to Fourth Street, N.E., and continuing north along Fourth Street, N.E., to the point of beginning.

(g) There is established the H Street/Bladensburg Road/Benning Road, N.E., Corridor Retail Priority Area, which shall include the parcels, squares, and lots within the area bounded by a line beginning at the intersection of the center lines of Massachusetts Avenue, N.E., Columbus Circle, N.E., and 1st Street, N.E.; continuing northeast along the center line of 1st Street, N.E., to the center line of K Street, N.E.; continuing east along the center line of K Street, N.E., to the center line of Florida Avenue, N.E.; continuing southeast along the center line of Florida Avenue, N.E., to the center line of Staples Street, N.E.; continuing northeast along the center line of Staples Street, N.E., to the center line of Oates Street, N.E.; continuing southeast along the center line of Oates Street, N.E., until the point where Oates Street, N.E., becomes K Street, N.E.; continuing east along the center line of K Street, N.E., to the center line of 17th Street, N.E.; continuing south along the center line of 17th Street, N.E., to the center line of Gales Street, N.E.; continuing northwest along the center line of Gales Street, N.E., to the center line of 15th Street, N.E.; continuing south along the center line of 15th Street, N.E., to the center line of F Street, N.E.; continuing west along F Street, N.E., to the center line of Columbus Circle, N.E.; and continuing south and circumferentially along the center line of Columbus Circle, N.E., to the beginning point. Beginning at the intersection of Holbrook Street, N.E., and Mount Olivet Road, N.E.; thence east on Mount Olivet Road, N.E., to Bladensburg Road, N.E.; thence south on Bladensburg Road, N.E., to 17th Street, N.E.; thence south on 17th Street, N.E., to H Street, N.E.; thence east on H Street, N.E., to 19th Street, N.E.; thence south on 19th Street, N.E., to Benning Road, N.E.; thence east on Benning Road, N.E., to Oklahoma Avenue, N.E.; thence southwest on Oklahoma Avenue, N.E., to Clagett Place, N.E.; thence northwest on Clagett Place, N.E., to 20th Street, N.E.; thence northwest along the rear boundaries of all properties with frontage along the southwest side of Benning Road, N.E., to 19th Street, N.E.; thence south on 19th Street, N.E., to Gales Street, N.E.; thence northwest on Gales Street, N.E., to 15th Street, N.E.; thence west on G Street, N.E., to 14th Street, N.E.; thence north on 14th Street, N.E., to Florida Avenue, N.E.; thence west on Florida Avenue, N.E., to Holbrook Street, N.E.; thence north on Holbrook Street, N.E., to the point of beginning.

(h) There is established the North Capitol Street Retail Priority Area, which shall consist of the parcels, squares, and lots within or abutting the boundary of the following area: Beginning at the intersection of New York Avenue, N.W., and First Street, N.W.; thence north along First Street, N.W., to Florida Avenue, N.W.; thence northwest along Florida Avenue, N.W., to Second Street, N.W.; thence north along Second Street, N.W., to Rhode Island Avenue, N.W.; thence northeast along Rhode Island Avenue, N.W., to First Street, N.W.; thence north along First Street, N.W., to Michigan Avenue, N.W.; thence in a westerly direction along Michigan Avenue, N.W., to Park Place, N.W.; thence north along Park Place, N.W., to Irving Street, N.W.; thence northeast along Irving Street, N.W., to Kenyon Street, N.W.; thence west along Kenyon Street, N.W., to Park Place, N.W.; thence north along Park Place, N.W., to Rock Creek Church Road, N.W.; thence northeast along Rock Creek Church Road, N.W., to Harewood Road, N.W.; thence southeast along Harewood Road, N.W., to North Capitol Street; thence south along North Capitol Street to Irving Street, N.E.; thence east along Irving Street, N.E., to Michigan Avenue, N.E.; thence southwest along Michigan Avenue N.E., to North Capitol Street; thence south along North Capitol Street to Rhode Island Avenue, N.E.; thence northeast along Rhode Island Avenue, N.E., to Lincoln Road, N.E.; thence south along Lincoln Road, N.E., to R Street, N.E.; thence east along R Street, N.E., and continuing east along a line extending R Street, N.E., to the east to its intersection with the WMATA railroad tracks; thence southwest along the WMATA railroad tracks to New York Avenue, N.E.; thence southwest along New York Avenue, N.E., to New York Avenue, N.W., and continuing southwest along New York Avenue, N.W., to the point of beginning.

(i) There is established the Connecticut Avenue Retail Priority Area, which shall consist of the parcels, squares, and lots abutting Connecticut Avenue, N.W., beginning at the intersection of Connecticut Avenue , N.W., and Calvert Street, N.W., thence north on Connecticut Avenue, N.W., to its intersection with Western Avenue, N.W.

(j) There is established the Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue Priority Area, which shall consist of the parcels, squares, and lots within or abutting the boundary of the following area: Beginning at the intersection of the center line of Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue, N.E., and Minnesota Avenue, N.E.; thence northeast along Minnesota Avenue, N.E., to Sheriff Road, N.E.; thence east along Sheriff Road, N.E., to 44th Street, N.E.; thence south along 44th Street, N.E., to Jay Street, N.E.; thence east along Jay Street, N.E., to 46th Street, N.E.; thence south along 46th Street, N.E., to Hayes Street, N.E.; thence east along Hayes Street, N.E., to 54th Place, N.E.; thence northeast along 54th Place, N.E., to 55th Street, N.E.; thence northeast along 55th Street, N.E., to Jay Street, N.E.; thence southeast along Jay Street, N.E., to Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue, N.E.; thence east along Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue, N.E., to Eastern Avenue, N.E.; thence southeast along Eastern Avenue, N.E., to Foote Street, N.E.; thence west along Foote Street, N.E., to 55th Street, N.E.; thence south along 55th Street, N.E., to Eads Street, N.E.; thence west along Eads Street, N.E., to the Marvin Gaye Park Trail, and continuing east along the Marvin Gaye Park Trail, to the point of the beginning.

(k)(1) There is established the New York Avenue, N.E., Retail Priority Area, which shall consist of the parcels, squares, and lots within or abutting the boundary of the following area: Beginning at the intersection of New York Avenue, N.E., and Florida Avenue, N.E.; thence southeast on Florida Avenue, N.E., to West Virginia Avenue, N.E.; thence northeast on West Virginia Avenue, N.E. to 17th Street, N.E.; thence southeast on 17th Street. N.E.; thence continuing northeast on 17th Street, N.E. to Montana Avenue, N.E., thence southeast on Montana Avenue, N.E. to Bladensburg Road, N.E.; thence northeast on Bladensburg Road, N.E. to New York Avenue, N.E.; thence east on New York Avenue, N.E.; thence continuing northeast on New York Avenue, N.E.; thence continuing southeast on New York Avenue, N.E. to Fort Lincoln Drive, N.E.; thence north on Fort Lincoln Drive, N.E.; thence continuing northwest on Fort Lincoln Drive, N.E.; thence continuing southwest on Fort Lincoln Drive, N.E. to 33rd Place, N.E.; thence continuing southwest on 33rd Place, N.E. to South Dakota Avenue, N.E.; thence northwest on South Dakota Avenue, N.E. to Channing Place, N.E.; thence west on Channing Place, N.E. to Bladensburg Road, N.E.; thence southwest on Bladensburg Road, N.E. to Queens Chapel Road, N.E.; thence northwest on Queens Chapel Road to Channing Street, N.E.; thence west on Channing Street, N.E. to 21st Place, N.E., thence south on 21st Place, N.E. to Bryant Street, N.E., thence west on Bryant Street, N.E. to Lawrence Street, N.E., then southwest on Lawrence Street, N.E. to Edwin Street, N.E., thence northwest on Edwin Street, N.E.; thence continuing southwest on Edwin Street, N.E. to Montana Avenue, N.E., thence continuing northwest on Montana Avenue, N.E. to W Street, N.E., thence southwest on W Street, N.E., thence west along a line extending W Street, N.E., west to the continuation of W Street, N.E., and continuing west along W Street, N.E., to Brentwood Road, N.E.; thence southwest along Brentwood Road, N.E., to its end at T Street, N.E.; thence southwest to the intersection of a line extending Fourth Street, N.E., south and a line extending R Street, N.E., east; thence west on R Street, N.E. to Eckington Place, N.E., thence southwest on Eckington Place, N.E., to Florida Avenue, N.E., thence southeast on Florida Avenue, N.E. and continuing southeast until the point of beginning.

(2) In addition to the area described in paragraph (1) of this subsection, the New York Avenue, N.E., Retail Priority Area shall consist of the area beginning at the intersection of New York Avenue, N.E. and Bladensburg Road, N.E., continuing east along New York Avenue, N.E., until Eastern Avenue, N.E., northwest along Eastern Avenue, N.E., until the intersection of Bladensburg Road, N.E., southwest along Bladensburg Road, N.E., to the intersection of New York Avenue, N.E., and Bladensburg Road, N.E.

(l) Repealed.

(m) There is established the 14th and U Street, N.W./Adams Morgan/Mt. Pleasant Retail Priority Area, which shall consist of the parcels, squares, and lots within or abutting the boundary of the following area: Beginning at the intersection of T Street, N.W., and 11th Street, N.W.; thence west on T Street, N.W., to 19th Street, N.W.; thence north on 19th Street, N.W., to Columbia Road, N.W.; thence northeast on Columbia Road, N.W., to 18th Street, N.W.; thence northwest on Adams Mill Road, N.W., to Lanier Place, N.W.; thence northeast on Lanier Place, N.W. to Ontario Road, N.W.; thence northeast on Columbia Road, N.W., to Mount Pleasant Street, N.W.; thence northwest on Mount Pleasant Street, N.W., to Park Road, N.W.; thence southeast on Park Road, N.W., to 14th Street, N.W.; thence north on 14th Street, N.W., to Spring Road, N.W.; thence southeast on Spring Road, N.W., to 13th Street, N.W.; thence south on 13th Street, N.W., to Monroe Street, N.W.; thence South on 11th Street, N.W., to Kenyon Street, N.W.; thence west on Kenyon Street, N.W. to 13th. Street, N.W.; thence south on 13th Street, N.W. to V Street, N.W.; thence east on V Street, N.W., to 11th Street, N.W.; thence south on 11th Street, N.W., to the point of beginning.

(n) There is established the Wisconsin Avenue Retail Priority Area", which shall consist of the parcels, squares, and lots abutting Wisconsin Avenue, N.W., beginning at the intersection of Wisconsin Avenue, N.W., and R Street, N.W., thence north on Wisconsin Avenue, N.W., to its intersection with Western Avenue, N.W.

(o) There is established the Ward 4 Georgia Avenue Retail Priority Area, which shall consist of the parcels, squares, and lots within the following area: beginning at the intersection of Euclid Street, N.W., and Georgia Avenue, N.W.; continuing north along Georgia Avenue, N.W., to Kenyon Street, N.W.; thence continuing west along Kenyon Street, N.W., to Sherman Avenue, N.W.; continuing north along Sherman Avenue, N.W., to New Hampshire Avenue, N.W.; thence continuing northeast along New Hampshire Avenue, N.W., to Spring Road, N.W.; thence continuing northwest along Spring Road, N.W., to 14th Street, N.W., thence continuing north along 14th Street, N.W., to Longfellow Street, N.W., thence continuing east along Longfellow Street, N.W., to Georgia Avenue, N.W., thence continuing north along Georgia Avenue, N.W., to Eastern Avenue, N.W., thence continuing southeast along Eastern Avenue, N.W., to Kansas Avenue, N.E.; thence continuing southwest along Kansas Avenue, N.E., to Blair Road, N.W., thence continuing south along Blair Road, N.W., to North Capitol Street, N.E., thence continuing south along North Capitol Street, N.E., to Kennedy Street, N.W., thence continuing west along Kennedy Street, N.W., to Kansas Avenue, N.W., thence continuing southwest along Kansas Avenue, N.W., to Varnum Street, N.W.; thence continuing east along Varnum Street, N.W., to 7th Street, N.W.; thence continuing south along the center line of 7th Street, N.W., until the point where 7th Street, N.W., becomes Warder Street, N.W.; thence continuing further south along Warder Street, N.W., to Kenyon Avenue, N.W.; thence continuing west along Kenyon Avenue, N.W., to Georgia Avenue, N.W.; and thence south on Georgia Avenue, N.W., to the beginning point.

(p) There is established the Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue/Good Hope Road/South Capitol Street Retail Priority Area, which shall consist of the parcels, squares, and lots within or abutting the boundary of the following areas:

(1) The area bounded by a line beginning at the intersection of the center line of Suitland Parkway, S.E., and Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, S.E.; continuing northwest along the center line of Suitland Parkway, S.E., to the center line of Interstate 295; continuing northeast along the center line of Interstate 295, to the center line of the entrance ramp from 13th Street, S.E., onto Interstate 295; continuing south along the center line of the entrance ramp from 13th Street, S.E., to the center line of Ridge Place, S.E.; continuing east along the center line of Ridge Place, S.E., to the center line of 16th Street, S.E.; continuing north along the center line of 16th Street, S.E., to the center line of R Street, S.E.; continuing east along the center line of R Street, S.E., to the center line of 18th Street, S.E.; continuing south along the center line of 18th Street, S.E., to the center line of Good Hope Road, S.E.; continuing west along the center line of Good Hope Road, S.E., to the center line of Fendall Street, S.E.; continuing south along the center line of Fendall Street, S.E., to the center line of V Street, S.E.; continuing west along the center line of V Street, S.E., to the center line of 16th Street, S.E.; continuing south along the center line of 16th Street, S.E., to the center line of W Street, S.E.; continuing west along the center line of W Street, S.E., to the center line of 14th Street, S.E.; continuing south along the center line of 14th Street, S.E., to the point where 14th Street, S.E., becomes High Street, S.E.; continuing southwest along the center line of High Street, S.E., to the center line of Maple View Place, S.E.; continuing further southwest along a straight line to the intersection of the center lines of High Street, S.E., and Morris Road, S.E.; continuing further southwest along the center line of High Street, S.E., to the center line of Howard Road, S.E.; continuing northwest along the center line of Howard Road, S.E., to the center line of Bowen Road, S.E.; continuing southwest along the center line of Bowen Road, S.E., to the center line of Sheridan Road, S.E.; continuing further southwest along a line extended from the center line of Bowen Road, S.E., to the center line of Suitland Parkway, S.E.; and continuing northwest along the center line of Suitland Parkway, S.E., to the beginning point;

(2) The area bounded by a line beginning at the intersection of the center line of 4th Street, S.E., and Savannah Street, S.E.; continuing north along the center line of 4th Street, S.E., to the center line of Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, S.E.; continuing southwest along the center line of Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, S.E., to the center line of Waclark Place, S.E.; continuing north along the center line of Waclark Place, S.E., to the center line of Parkland Place, S.E.; continuing due north to the center line of Malcolm X Avenue, S.E.; continuing east along the center line of Malcolm X Avenue, S.E., to the center line of Oakwood Street, S.E.; continuing northwest along the center line of Oakwood Street, S.E., to the center line of 5th Street, S.E.; continuing northeast along the center line of 5th Street, S.E., to the center line of Lebaum Street, S.E.; continuing further northeast along an extension of the center line of 5th Street, S.E., to the center line of Persimmon Street, S.E.; continuing northeast along the center line of Persimmon Street, S.E., to the center line of Redwood Drive, S.E.; continuing east along the center line of Redwood Drive, S.E., to the center line of Sycamore Drive, S.E.; continuing south along the center line of Sycamore Drive, S.E., to the end of Sycamore Drive, S.E.; continuing along a straight line to the intersection of the center lines of 8th Street, S.E., and Malcolm X Avenue, S.E.; continuing south along the center line of 8th Street, S.E., to the center line of Alabama Avenue, S.E.; continuing southwest along the center line of Alabama Avenue, S.E., to the center line of 6th Street, S.E.; continuing south along the center line of 6th Street, S.E., to the center line of Savannah Street, S.E.; and continuing west along the center line of Savannah Street, S.E., to the beginning point;

(3) The area bounded by a line beginning at the intersection of the center line of Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, S.W., and Danbury Street, S.W.; continuing north along the center line of Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, S.W., to the center line of Chesapeake Street, S.W.; continuing west along the center line of Chesapeake Street, S.W., to the center line of 2nd Street, S.W.; continuing northeast along the center line of Second Street, S.W., to the center line of Xenia Street, S.W.; continuing northeast along an extension of the center line of 2nd Street, S.W., to the center line of South Capitol Street; continuing southeast along the center line of South Capitol Street to the center line of Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue; continuing northeast along the center line of Martin Luther King Avenue, S.E., to the center line of 1st Street, S.E.; continuing south along the center line of 1st Street, S.E., to the center line of Danbury Street, S.E.; continuing west along the center line of Danbury Street, S.E., to the center line of South Capitol Street; and continuing further west along the center line of Danbury Street, S.W., to the beginning point; and

(4) The parcels, squares, and lots abutting Good Hope Road, S.E., beginning at the intersection of Good Hope Road, S.E., and Anacostia Drive, S.E., thence southeast on Good Hope Road, S.E., to its intersection with Naylor Road, S.E.

(q) There is established the Minnesota/Benning Retail Priority Area, which shall consist of the parcels, squares, and lots within or abutting the boundary of the following areas: Beginning at the intersection of the center line of A Street, S.E., and 35th Street, S.E.; continuing north along the center line of 35th Street, S.E., to the center line of East Capitol Street; continuing northeast along the center line of 35th Street, N.E., to the center line of Blaine Street, N.E.; continuing northwest along a straight line to the intersection of the center lines of Clay Street, N.E., and 36th Street, N.E.; continuing north along the center line of 36th Street, N.E., to the center line of Dix Street, N.E.; continuing west along the center line of Dix Street, N.E., to the center line of Anacostia Avenue, N.E.; continuing north along the center line of Anacostia Avenue, N.E., to the end of this section of Anacostia Avenue, N.E.; continuing east in a straight line to the intersection of the center lines of Anacostia Avenue, N.E., and Foote Street, N.E.; continuing northeast along the center line of Anacostia Avenue, N.E., to the center line of Hayes Street, N.E.; continuing southeast along the center line of Hayes Street, N.E., to the center line of Kenilworth Terrace, N.E.; continuing northeast along the center line of Kenilworth Terrace, N.E., to the center line of Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue, N.E.; continuing southeast along the center line of Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue, N.E., to the center line of Minnesota Avenue, N.E.; continuing southwest along the center line of Minnesota Avenue, S.E., to the center line of Grant Street, N.E.; continuing east along the center line of Grant Street, N.E., to the center line of 42nd Street, N.E.; continuing south along the center line of 42nd Street, N.E., to the center line of Benning Road, N.E.; continuing northwest along the center line of Benning Road, N.E., to the center line of 41st Street, N.E.; continuing south along the center line of 41 Street, N.E., to the center line of Clay Place, N.E.; continuing west along the center line of Clay Place, N.E., to the center line of 40th Street, N.E.; continuing south along the center line of 40th Street, N.E., to the center line of East Capitol Street; continuing west along the center line of East Capitol Street to the center line of B Street, S.E.; continuing southwest along the center line of B Street, S.E., to the center line of Ridge Road, S.E.; continuing northwest along the center line of Ridge Road, S.E., to the center line of Minnesota Avenue, S.E.; continuing southwest along the center line of Minnesota Avenue, S.E., to the center line of A Street, S.E.; and continuing west along the center line of A Street, S.E., to the beginning point.

(r) There is established the Pennsylvania Avenue, S.E., Retail Priority Area, which shall consist of the parcels, squares, and lots within or abutting the boundary of the following areas:

(1) The area bounded by a line beginning at the intersection of the center line of Naylor Road, S.E., and Q Street, S.E.; continuing northwest along the center line of Naylor Road, S.E., to the center line of 22nd Street, S.E.; continuing north along the center line of 22nd Street, S.E., to the center line of Fairlawn Avenue, S.E.; continuing northeast along the center line of Fairlawn Avenue, S.E., to the center line of N Street, S.E.; continuing southeast along the center line of N Street, S.E., to the center line of Minnesota Avenue, S.E.; continuing northeast along the center line of Minnesota Avenue, S.E., to the center line of 28th Street, S.E.; continuing south along the center line of 28th Street, S.E., to the center line of Q Street, S.E.; and continuing west along the center line of Q Street, S.E., to the beginning point;

(2) The area bounded by a line beginning at the intersection of the center lines of 30th Street, S.E., and Park Drive, S.E.; continuing north along a straight line to the intersection of the center lines of 30th Street, S.E., and S Street, S.E.; continuing north along the center line of 30th Street, S.E., to the center line of O Street, S.E.; continuing southeast along the center line of O Street, S.E., to the center line of Carpenter Street, S.E.; continuing northeast along the center line of Carpenter Street, S.E., to the center line of 33rd Place, S.E.; continuing southeast along the center line of 33rd Place, S.E., to the center line of Pennsylvania Avenue, S.E.; continuing northwest along the center line of Pennsylvania Avenue, S.E., to the center line of 33rd Street, S.E.; continuing south and west along the center line of 33rd Street, S.E., to the center line of Branch Avenue, S.E.; continuing south along the center line of Branch Avenue, S.E., to the center line of Park Drive, S.E.; and continuing west along the center line of Park Drive, S.E., to the beginning point; and

(3) The area bounded by a line beginning at the intersection of the center lines of 37th Street, S.E., and Suitland Road, S.E.; continuing north along the center line of 37th Street, S.E., to the center line of Alabama Avenue, S.E.; continuing northeast along the center line of Alabama Avenue, S.E., to the center line of Q Street, S.E.; continuing southeast along the center line of Q Street, S.E., to the center line of Fort Dupont Street, S.E.; continuing south along the center line of Fort Dupont Street, S.E., to the center line of Southern Avenue, S.E.; continuing southwest along the center line of Southern Avenue, S.E., to the center line of Suitland Road, S.E.; and continuing northwest along the center line of Suitland Road, S.E., to the beginning point.

(s) There is established the 7th Street/Georgia Avenue Retail Priority Area, which shall consist of the parcels, squares, and lots within or abutting the boundary of the following areas: Beginning at the intersection of the center line of Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., and 11th Street, N.W.; continuing north along the center line of 11th Street, N.W., to the center line of Florida Avenue, N.W.; continuing southeast along the center line of Florida Avenue, N.W., to the center line of Barry Place, N.W.; continuing northeast along the center line of Barry Place, N.W., to the center line of Georgia Avenue, N.W.; continuing north along the center line of Georgia Avenue, N.W., to the center line of Howard Place, N.W.; continuing east along the center line of Howard Place, N.W., to the center line of 6th Street, N.W.; continuing south along the center line of 6th Street, N.W., to the center line of W Street, N.W.; continuing east along the center line of W Street, N.W., to the center line of 5th Street, N.W.; continuing south along the center line of 5th Street, N.W., to the center line of Rhode Island Avenue, N.W.; continuing northwest along the center line of Rhode Island Avenue, N.W., to the center line of 6th Street, N.W.; continuing south along the center line of 6th Street, N.W., to the center line of New York Avenue, N.W.; continuing southwest along the center line of New York Avenue, N.W., to the center line of Mount Vernon Place, N.W.; continuing west along the center line of Mount Vernon Place, N.W., to the center line of Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.; and continuing northwest along the center line Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., to the beginning point.


(Sept. 8, 2004, D.C. Law 15-185, § 4, 51 DCR 5941; Sept. 24, 2010, D.C. Law 18-223, § 7112(c), 57 DCR 6242; Sept. 20, 2012, D.C. Law 19-168, § 2152, 59 DCR 8025; Apr. 27, 2013, D.C. Law 19-288, § 2, 60 DCR 2325; Dec. 24, 2013, D.C. Law 20-61, § 8032(b), 60 DCR 12472; Feb. 26, 2015, D.C. Law 20-155, § 2094, 61 DCR 9990; May 2, 2015, D.C. Law 20-262, § 2, 62 DCR 15116; Oct. 22, 2015, D.C. Law 21-36, §§ 2023, 7011, 62 DCR 10905; Oct. 8, 2016, D.C. Law 21-160, § 2133(a), 63 DCR 10775; Dec. 13, 2017, D.C. Law 22-33, § 2152, 64 DCR 7652; June 5, 2018, D.C. Law 22-105, § 2(a), 65 DCR 3784; Oct. 30, 2018, D.C. Law 22-168, § 2122, 65 DCR 9388.)

Section References

This section is referenced in § 2-1217.74 and § 7-1671.06.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 18-223, in subsec. (b), substituted “September 30, 2015” for “4 years from the date that the Mayor establishes the Rules of Operation for the Downtown Retail Priority Area”; and, in subsec. (c), substituted “September 30, 2015” for “December 31, 2013”.

The 2012 amendment by D.C. Law 19-168 substituted “$25 million” for “$30 million” in (b)(2); and added (b-1).

The 2013 amendment by D.C. Law 20-61 added (f), (g), (h), (i), and (j).

The 2015 amendment by D.C. Law 20-155 rewrote (g); and added (k) and (l).

The 2015 amendment by D.C. Law 20-262 added (m).

The 2015 amendment by D.C. Law 21-36 substituted “within or abutting the boundary of the following area” for “within the following area” in (f), (g), (h), (j), and (k); rewrote (i), (l), and (m); and added (n).

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 2122 of Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2018 (D.C. Act 22-458, Oct. 3, 2018, 65 DCR 11212).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 2122 of Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2018 (D.C. Act 22-434, July 30, 2018, 65 DCR 8200).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 2152 of Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2017 (D.C. Act 22-167, Oct. 24, 2017, 64 DCR 10802).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 2152 of Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2017 (D.C. Act 22-104, July 20, 2017, 64 DCR 7032).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 2 of H Street, N.E., Retail Priority Area Clarification Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2017 (D.C. Act 22-17, Feb. 27, 2017, 64 DCR 2363).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 2 of H Street, N.E., Retail Priority Area Clarification Emergency Amendment Act of 2016 (D.C. Act 21-550, Nov. 29, 2016, 63 DCR 15020).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 3 of H Street, N.E., Retail Priority Area Clarification Emergency Amendment Act of 2015 (D.C. Act 21-6, Feb. 23, 2015, 62 DCR 2474).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 2 of H Street, N.E., Retail Priority Area Clarification Emergency Amendment Act of 2015 (D.C. Act 21-6, Feb. 23, 2015, 62 DCR 2474).

For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see §§ 7112(c) and 7113 of Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2010 (D.C. Act 18-463, July 2, 2010, 57 DCR 6542).

For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 2152 of Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2012 (D.C. Act 19-383, June 19, 2012, 59 DCR 7764).

For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 2152 of Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2012 (D.C. Act 19-413, July 25, 2012, 59 DCR 9290).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 8032(b) of the Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2013 (D.C. Act 20-130, July 30, 2013, 60 DCR 11384, 20 DCSTAT 1827).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of The Great Streets Neighborhood Retail Priority Areas Approval Resolution of 2007, effective July 10, 2007 (Res. 17-257; 54 DCR 7194), see § 8033 of the Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2013 (D.C. Act 20-130, July 30, 2013, 60 DCR 11384, 20 DCSTAT 1827).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 8032(b) of the Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2013 (D.C. Act 20-204, October 17, 2013, 60 DCR 15341, 20 DCSTAT 2311).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of The Great Streets Neighborhood Retail Priority Areas Approval Resolution of 2007, effective July 10, 2007 (Res. 17-257; 54 DCR 7194), see § 8033 of the Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2013 (D.C. Act 20-204, October 17, 2013, 60 DCR 15341, 20 DCSTAT 2311).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 2094 of the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2014 (D.C. Act 20-377, July 14, 2014, 61 DCR 7598, 20 STAT 3696).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 2094 of the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2014 (D.C. Act 20-449, October 10, 2014, 61 DCR 10915, 20 STAT 4188).

For temporary (90 days) repeal of D.C. Law 19-288, see § 7010a of the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2014 (D.C. Act 20-449, October 10, 2014, 61 DCR 10915, 20 STAT 4188).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, as amended by D.C. Law 20-155, § 2094(c), see § 2(d) of the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Support Clarification Emergency Act of 2014 (D.C. Act 20-461, November 6, 2014, 61 DCR 11784, 20 STAT 4368).

For temporary (90 days) addition of D.C. Law 20-155, § 7010a, repealing D.C. Law 19-288, see § 2(k) of the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Support Clarification Emergency Act of 2014 (D.C. Act 20-461, November 6, 2014, 61 DCR 11784 , 20 STAT 4368).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 2094 of the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Support Second Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2014 (D.C. Act 20-566, January 9, 2015, 62 DCR 884, 21 STAT 541).

For temporary (90 days) repeal of D.C. Law 19-288, see § 7010a of the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Support Second Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2014 (D.C. Act 20-566, January 9, 2015, 62 DCR 884, 21 STAT 541).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 2(d) of the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Support Clarification Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2014 (D.C. Act 20-587, January 13, 2015, 62 DCR 1294, 21 STAT 758).

For temporary (90 days) addition of D.C. Law 20-155, § 7010a, repealing D.C. Law 19-288, see § 2(k) of the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Support Clarification Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2014 (D.C. Act 20-587, January 13, 2015, 62 DCR 1294, 21 STAT 758).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 2 of the H Street, N.E., Retail Priority Area Clarification Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2015 (D.C. Act 21-65, May 22, 2015, 62 DCR 6865, 21 DCSTAT 1444).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 2023 of the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2015 (D.C. Act 21-127, July 27, 2015, 62 DCR 10201).

For temporary (90 days) repeal of D.C. Law 19-288 and amendment of this section, see § 7016(i) of the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2015 (D.C. Act 21-127, July 27, 2015, 62 DCR 10201).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 days) amendment of this section, see § 2 of H Street, N.E., Retail Priority Area Clarification Temporary Amendment Act of 2016 (D.C. Law 21-224, Mar. 11, 2017, 64 DCR 184).

For temporary (225 days) amendment of this section, see § 2(d) of the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Support Clarification Temporary Amendment Act of 2014 (D.C. Law 20-179, March 7, 2015, 62 DCR 424).

For temporary (225 days) addition of D.C. Law 20-155, § 7010a, see § 2(j) of the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Support Clarification Temporary Amendment Act of 2014 (D.C. Law 20-179, March 7, 2015, 62 DCR 424).

For temporary (225 days) amendment of this section, see §§ 2 and 3 of the H Street, N.E., Retail Priority Area Clarification Temporary Amendment Act of 2015 (D.C. Law 21-1, June 4, 2015, 62 DCR 4550).

Short Title

Section 8031 of D.C. Law 20-61 provided that Subtitle D of Title VIII of the act may be cited as the “Great Streets Neighborhood Retail Priority Area Amendment Act of 2013”.

Editor's Notes

Section 7113 of D.C. Law 18-223 provided: “Sec. 7113. Applicability. Section 7112(c) shall apply as of November 21, 2009.”

Section 2 of D.C. Law 19-288 added a subsection (f).

Applicability of D.C. Law 19-288: Section 3 of D.C. Law 19-288 provided that the act shall apply upon the inclusion of its fiscal effect in an approved budget and financial plan, as certified by the Chief Financial Officer to the Budget Director of the Council in a certification published by the Council in the District of Columbia Register.

Applicability of D.C. Law 20-61: Section 11001 of D.C. Law 20-61 provided that, except as otherwise provided, the act shall apply as of October 1, 2013.

Section 7011 of D.C. Law 21-36 repealed D.C. Law 19-288.

Resolutions

Resolution 15-775, the “Fort Lincoln Washington Gateway Project Retail Priority Area Approval Resolution of 2004”, was approved effective December 7, 2004.

Resolution 15-776, the “Rhode Island Place Project Retail Priority Area Approval Resolution of 2004”, was approved effective December 7, 2004.

Resolution 16-430, the “Children’s Museum Project Retail Priority Area Approval Resolution of 2006”, was approved effective January 18, 2006.

Resolution 17-257, the “Great Streets Neighborhood Retail Priority Areas Approval Resolution of 2007”, was approved effective July 10, 2007.

Resolution 17-257 was amended by D.C. Law 20-61, § 8033.