Washington District of Columbia Zoning Map

The Zoning Map for the City of Washington in District of Columbia divides the city’s real estate into zones based on land use and building regulations.

The Zoning Ordinance divides the city based on zoning, land use and building regulations information.

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Quick Stats: Washington’s Most Common Zones

Residential - R-1-B


20.62% Land Coverage

10,453 Area

Residential Apartment - RA-1


13.24% Land Coverage

6,711 Area

Residential Flat - RF-1


11.47% Land Coverage

5,811 Area

Residential - R-2


11.13% Land Coverage

5,639 Area

Residential - R-3


6.07% Land Coverage

3,078 Area

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Washington, District of Columbia Zoning Districts Explained

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Zone Code Zone Name
ARTS-1 Special Purpose
ARTS-2-IZ Special Purpose Plus
ARTS-2 Special Purpose
ARTS-3 Special Purpose
ARTS-4 Special Purpose
BF-1A Special Purpose
BF-1B Special Purpose
BF-2A Special Purpose
BF-2B Special Purpose
BF-2C Special Purpose
BF-2D Special Purpose
CG-1 Special Purpose
CG-2 Special Purpose
CG-3 Special Purpose
CG-4 Special Purpose
CG-5 Special Purpose
CG-6 Special Purpose
CG-7 Special Purpose
D-1-R Downtown
D-2 Downtown
D-3 Downtown
D-4-R Downtown
D-4 Downtown
D-5-R Downtown
D-5 Downtown
D-6-R Downtown
D-6 Downtown
D-7 Downtown
D-8 Downtown
HE-1 Special Purpose
HE-2 Special Purpose
HE-3 Special Purpose
HE-4 Special Purpose
MU-10 Mixed Use
MU-11 Mixed Use
MU-12 Mixed Use
MU-13 Mixed Use
MU-14 Mixed Use
MU-15 Mixed Use
MU-16 Mixed Use
MU-17 Mixed Use
MU-18 Mixed Use
MU-19 Mixed Use
MU-1 Mixed Use
MU-20 Mixed Use
MU-21 Mixed Use
MU-22 Mixed Use
MU-23 Mixed Use
MU-24 Mixed Use
MU-25 Mixed Use
MU-26 Mixed Use
MU-27 Mixed Use
MU-28 Mixed Use
MU-29 Mixed Use
MU-2 Mixed Use
MU-3A Mixed Use
MU-3B Mixed Use
MU-4-IZ Mixed Use Plus
MU-4 Mixed Use
MU-5A-IZ Mixed Use Plus
MU-5A Mixed Use
MU-5B Mixed Use
MU-6B Mixed Use
MU-7B-IZ Mixed Use Plus
MU-7B Mixed Use
MU-8A-IZ Mixed Use Plus
MU-8B Mixed Use
MU-9B Mixed Use
NC-10 Neighborhood Mixed Use
NC-11 Neighborhood Mixed Use
NC-12 Neighborhood Mixed Use
NC-13 Neighborhood Mixed Use
NC-14 Neighborhood Mixed Use
NC-15-IZ Neighborhood Mixed Use Plus
NC-15 Neighborhood Mixed Use
NC-16 Neighborhood Mixed Use
NC-17 Neighborhood Mixed Use
NC-1 Neighborhood Mixed Use
NC-2 Neighborhood Mixed Use
NC-3 Neighborhood Mixed Use
NC-4 Neighborhood Mixed Use
NC-5 Neighborhood Mixed Use
NC-6 Neighborhood Mixed Use
NC-7 Neighborhood Mixed Use
NC-8 Neighborhood Mixed Use
NC-9 Neighborhood Mixed Use
NHR Special Purpose
PDR-1 Production Distribution And Repair
PDR-2 Production Distribution And Repair
PDR-3 Production Distribution And Repair
PDR-4 Production Distribution And Repair
PDR-5 Production Distribution And Repair
PDR-6 Production Distribution And Repair
PDR-7 Production Distribution And Repair
R-1-A Residential
R-1-B Residential
R-10 Residential
R-11 Residential
R-12 Residential
R-13 Residential
R-14 Residential
R-15 Residential
R-16 Residential
R-17 Residential
R-19 Residential
R-20 Residential
R-21 Residential
R-2 Residential
R-3 Residential
R-6 Residential
R-8 Residential
R-9 Residential
RA-10 Residential Apartment
RA-1 Residential Apartment
RA-2-IZ Residential Apartment Plus
RA-2 Residential Apartment
RA-3 Residential Apartment
RA-4 Residential Apartment
RA-5 Residential Apartment
RA-6 Residential Apartment
RA-7 Residential Apartment
RA-8 Residential Apartment
RA-9 Residential Apartment
RC-1 Special Purpose
RC-2 Special Purpose
RC-3 Special Purpose
RF-1 Residential Flat
RF-2 Residential Flat
RF-3 Residential Flat
RF-4 Residential Flat
SEFC-1A Special Purpose
SEFC-1B Special Purpose
SEFC-2 Special Purpose
SEFC-3 Special Purpose
SEFC-4 Special Purpose
STE-10 Special Purpose
STE-11 Special Purpose
STE-12 Special Purpose
STE-13 Special Purpose
STE-14 Special Purpose
STE-15 Special Purpose
STE-16 Special Purpose
STE-17 Special Purpose
STE-18 Special Purpose
STE-19 Special Purpose
STE-1 Special Purpose
STE-2 Special Purpose
STE-3 Special Purpose
STE-4 Special Purpose
STE-5 Special Purpose
STE-6 Special Purpose
STE-7 Special Purpose
STE-8 Special Purpose
STE-9 Special Purpose
USN Special Purpose
WR-10 Special Purpose
WR-11 Special Purpose
WR-12 Special Purpose
WR-13 Special Purpose
WR-14 Special Purpose
WR-15 Special Purpose
WR-1 Special Purpose
WR-2 Special Purpose
WR-3 Special Purpose
WR-4 Special Purpose
WR-5 Special Purpose
WR-6 Special Purpose
WR-7 Special Purpose
WR-8 Special Purpose
WR-9 Special Purpose

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What is Zoning?

Zoning codes are a century old, and the lifeblood of all major U.S. cities, determining what can be built where and what activities can take place in a neighborhood. Zoning is how cities control the development and use of land. Zoning defines the legally permitted and prohibited uses of a piece of land, determining if plot of land can be used for commercial, industrial, residential or agricultural purposes. Essentially, it determines what can and cannot be built on a property.

Zoning and Real Estate Values

Zoning is the first stage of the home life cycle and a key influence on all other stages. Zillow has identified that zoning regulations are so important that they impact home values. Zillow Research found that home values grew most in markets with the strictest land use regulations. Home values in the most restrictive metropolitan areas grew an average of 23.4%, more than double the home value appreciation in the least restrictive metros. Zoning regulations are determined locally and some cities can have more restrictive regulation systems than others. However, within a city’s zoning system individual zones can be more restrictive and less restrictive, including different single family zones.

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