Zoning Handbook

A non-governmental use involving the public assembly of people or provision of services for social or cultural purposes and which may include uses of a public, nonprofit, or charitable nature generally providing local service on-site to people of a local community.

  • Examples: private clubs, private community centers, private libraries, non-profit or social service providers.
  • Exceptions: This use category does not include uses which more typically would fall within the religious based institutional, chancery, education, entertainment, assembly, and performing arts, local government, service, office, or parks and recreation use categories.
District of Columbia Office of Zoning