Code of the District of Columbia

§ 9–204.23. Designation of symbolic names for public spaces, streets, and alleys.

(a) Any designation of an alley or street, or portion thereof, with a symbolic name shall meet the requirements of § 9-204.03a.

(b) Before the date of a Council hearing to consider legislation to designate a symbolic name for an alley or street, or portion thereof, or other public space, the initiator of the proposal to designate the symbolic name for the an alley or street, or portion thereof, or other public space shall provide notice of the hearing to each Advisory Neighborhood Commission in which the portion of the alley or street or other public space to be designated is located.

(c) If there is no initiator within the meaning of § 9-201.01(4A), the Mayor shall discharge the responsibilities of the initiator set forth in this section.


(Mar. 10, 1983, D.C. Law 4-201, § 423; as added Oct. 8, 2016, D.C. Law 21-161, § 2(h), 63 DCR 10912; Dec. 13, 2017, D.C. Law 22-33, § 1142(d), 64 DCR 7652.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 1142(d) 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 § 1142(d) of Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2017 (D.C. Act 22-104, July 20, 2017, 64 DCR 7032).