NCPC File No. Z.C. 06-31
CONSOLIDATED PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT AND
MAP AMENDMENT AT 5220 WISCONSIN AVENUE, NW
Square 1657, Lots 810, 811 and 812
Submitted by the Zoning Commission of the District of Columbia
June 28, 2007
The Zoning Commission has referred a proposed action for a consolidated planned unit
development at 5220 Wisconsin Avenue, NW and a related map amendment to rezone the
property from R-5-B to C-2-C. The proposed mixed-use development would consist of a
residential building with ground-floor retail.
The identified federal interests relevant to this project include compliance with the
Comprehensive Plan for the National Capital and the Height of Buildings Act of 1910.
Commission Action Requested by Applicant
Approval of comments to the District of Columbia Zoning Commission pursuant to 40 U.S.C. §
8724(a) and D.C. Code § 2-1006(a).
Executive Director’s Recommendation
Recommends that the Zoning Commission approve the consolidated planned unit
development at 5220 Wisconsin Avenue, NW and related map amendment to rezone the
property from R-5-B to C-2-C.
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NCPC File No. ZC 06-31
The 22,500-square foot property is located on Square 1657, on the west side of Wisconsin
Avenue, NW, between Harrison and Jenifer Streets. The site is bordered by a PEPCO substation
to the south, a twenty-foot-wide alley to the west, and a WMATA bus garage to the north. The
site is zoned R-5-B and is currently occupied by a used car dealer and a flower shop. An
entrance to the Friendship Heights Metro station is located approximately 300 feet from the
northern edge of the property on the bus garage property, and the site is adjacent to the
Friendship Heights regional commercial center.
Wisconsin Avenue, NW