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Green Area Ratio Overview
|Submit GAR plans for new buildings during the Foundation-to-grade (FD) or Civil (BCIV) permit to allow coordination with stormwater plan review. Submit GAR plans for additions or interior renovations during the Building Permit (B).|
What is GAR?
The Green Area Ratio is an environmental sustainability zoning regulation that sets standards for landscape and site design to help reduce stormwater runoff, improve air quality, and keep the city cooler.
- Determining Applicability
- Design Development and Submittal
- GAR Construction Compliance & Certificate of Occupancy
- GAR Forms and Documents
- GAR Guidebook
- Additional Resources
- Training Seminars
- GAR Regulation
For additional information, please contact Markku McGlynn at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (202) 535-2242.
For questions regarding the development of the GAR regulation, refer to the Office of Planning.
Cooler Temperatures | Improved Air Quality | Reduced Stormwater