Zoning Handbook

A use involving the on-site licensed provision of medical diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of illness or disease of humans. These facilities may provide medical or surgical care to patients or offer overnight care.

  • Examples: dentist, doctor, optician, hospitals, clinics, or medical offices. This use category also includes any facility that meets the definition for and is licensed under the District of Columbia Health Care and Community Residence Facility, Hospice and Home Care Licensure Act of 1983, as amended, D.C. Code § 32-1301 et seq. (1993 Repl. Vol.)
  • Exceptions: This use category does not include uses which more typically would fall within the community.
District of Columbia Office of Zoning