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DDOT Development Review - FAQs
Please review the frequently asked questions about the Development Review process.
What are the key steps that I will need to complete while participating in the Development Review process?
- Contact Development Review Branch and schedule an initial scoping meeting.
- Receive Applicant Letter and Comprehensive Transportation Review (CTR) guidelines. Please download the CTR [PDF] document.
- Submit scoping document deliverables and proposed scope of work.
- Conduct scoping meeting at DDOT office.
- Obtain DDOT approval for CTR scope of work.
- Coordinate with assigned case manager regarding schedule, task, milestones, etc.
- Submit final CTR Report at least 45 days before Development Review Case Hearing.
- Receive final approval.
- Obtain EIS/F approval.
- Participate in the PDRM process and Public Space Committee process.
- Apply for relevant permits.
- Report on Performance Monitoring and Measurement.
When and where is the initial applicant meeting and scoping meetings held?
How to schedule an initial meeting or scoping meeting?
What is the applicant required to provide at the initial meeting?
What is the applicant is required to provide at the scoping meetings?
Proposed site plan and use(s)
Proposed travel demand/trip generation
Proposed study area
Proposed data collection plan
When and where are Zoning Hearings held?
What does the Development Review Case Manager do?
Provide testimony on behalf of DDOT in front of the Zoning Commission and Board of Zoning Adjustment.
Write a report to the respective zoning authority detailing the impacts of the applicant’s proposed development on the Districts transportation network.
Analyze final CTR in accordance with the agreed-upon scope and with DDOT policy, DC regulations, and identified best practices.
Facilitate DDOT stakeholder review and input regarding the scope of an Applicant’s CTR.
Review the application for completeness